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Daniel Shea

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Shea
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing sugar and wool
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures and 1837 NSW General Muster.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 23rd September, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Daniel Shea was 21 years old.  He neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of Cork.  He was a farm labourer.  Daniel was convicted of stealing wool (no separate code for wool) in Cork City on 30 September 1835 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 8 1/4 inches; complexion brown and freckled; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 90.  Convict number 36-1893.
1837 NSW General Muster records state that Daniel Shea was assigned to the General Hospital in Sydney.
Received Certificate of Freedom on 7 April 1843 (number 43/554).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 23rd September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures and 1837 NSW General Muster. (prev. ), firstname: Daniel, surname: Shea, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1815, date of death: 0000, gender:

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