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William Rooney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Rooney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Castle Forbes
Departure date: 3rd October, 1819
Arrival date: 4th March, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 29 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 9th August, 2016 wrote:

William Rooney was convicted at Cork in 1818 and given a 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Castle Forbes’ arriving 1820.

Aged 28yrs; house servant; 5’4”.
Very well behaved.
Native place - Co. Kerry

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 9th August, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Rooney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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