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Luke Scanlon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Luke Scanlon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Riotous conduct and felony
Convicted at: Ireland, Leitrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hyderabad
Departure date: 23rd May, 1849
Arrival date: 26th August, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 18 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 273.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 19th March, 2014 wrote:

Luke Scanlon was convicted at Leitrim, Ireland on 1st March 1847 for assaulting a dwelling and unlawful assembly. 7yr sentence. Tried with John Rorke, also transported on same ship. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Hyderabad’ arriving 26/08/1849.

Ticket of Leave granted upon arrival. Clear conduct record.

Appears to have lived in the Derwent Valley.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 19th March, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 273. (prev. ), firstname: Luke, surname: Scanlon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1825, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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