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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
9th April, 1844
24th August, 1844
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 159 other convicts
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd December, 2012 wrote:
John Roynan was convicted at Roscommon, Ireland on 20/03/1844, cojointly with Kiernan and Cooney, of appearing armed and attack a house, by night. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th December, 2012 wrote:
Gaol Report: well conducted. Kiernan & Cooney also tried for same offence and on board ship.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good
Aged 26yrs; Roman Catholic; read & write; tailor; 5’6”; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes; married. Native Place: Roscommon.
Van Diemens Land: Convict no. 61377.
Station Gang: Impression Bay, 21mths. Emerged from Gang 24/05/1846.
08/01/1851: Ticket of Leave granted.
03/01/1854: Constable. Willfully supress information in a case of felony to defeat prosecution. 2mths hard labour. Ticket of Leave revoked.
11/07/1854: Ticket of Leave reissued.
01/08/1854: Conditional Pardon
22/02/1881: Perjury - 12mths imprisonment.(maybe under name “Ryan”)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd December, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1818, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime