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Jeremiah Sauntry

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Sauntry
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: 1879
Age: 70 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cape Town Civil Court
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Jupiter
Departure date: 31st December, 1832
Arrival date: 28th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: NSW & Tasmania Australia Convict Musters 1806-1849
Source description:

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 13th December, 2020 wrote:

Jeremiah Sauntry was listed as 24 years old on arrival.

Native Place: County Cork, Ire.

Transported for ‘Desertion from his post when on Sentry’.

Jeremiah was single, light hazel eyes, dark brown hair, 5/5½” tall, swarthy complexion, dark brown small whiskers.

1833-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr. John Gee.

4\1\1837: Was a Police Constable - Assaulting Donald McKenzie - 12 months hard labour.

8/2/1839: TOL

18/4/1840: Mounted Police: Being drunk and insolence - reprimanded.

11/12/1840: Removed to the Port Arthur district.

19/2/1841: To the Snake Banks.

5/10/1841: CP
1843: Free Certificate.

14/3/1846: Departed Launceston per ‘Swan’ for Port Phillip.

1851: Married Margaret Watkins (also listed as Binnett) at St. Francis RC, Church, Melbourne, Victoria.

No children listed.

1878: Margaret Sauntry died in Victoria.

Convict Changes History

Lillian Triglone on 13th December, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: NSW & Tasmania Australia Convict Musters 1806-1849 (prev. ), firstname: Jeremiah, surname: Sauntry, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1809, date of death: 1879, gender: m, occupation, crim

D Wong on 13th December, 2020 made the following changes:


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