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Thomas Scanlon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Scanlon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 29th December, 1839
Age: 40 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 Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) and the Warrants of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1828).
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 30th April, 2020 wrote:

The convict Indentures for Thomas Scanlon was 30 years old.  He could read; religion Catholic; status single and a native of Kerry.  He was a cripple(?).  He was convicted of horse stealing at Kerry on 24 March 1828 and sentenced to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attribute - Height 5 feet 8 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair dark brown to grey and eyes grey.  Transport number 179.
Assigned to Woolloomoolloo Road Party.
Comment on Indentures that he died at Port Macquarie on 29 December 1839.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 30th April, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) and the Warrants of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1828). (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Scanlon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799

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