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Peter Shanly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Shanly
Aliases: Shanley
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Labourer
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: Robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Roscommon
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 14 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 277.
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Community Contributions

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

Peter Shanly was convicted at Roscommon, Ireland on 27/03/1847 for Robbery - steal a meal and money. 7yr sentence. 1st conviction, good conduct. Brother Francis Shanly also convicted and transported on the same ship. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Hyderabad’ arriving 26/08/1849.

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 277. (prev. ), firstname: Peter, surname: Shanly, alias1: Shanley, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1823, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation,

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