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Timothy Sheedy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Timothy Sheedy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 4th April, 1871
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Elizabeth and Henry
Departure date: 15th February, 1845
Arrival date: 9th June, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 6 other convicts


Primary source: libraries.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 16th September, 2018 wrote:

Timothy Sheedy was listed as being 52 years old on arrival - he was born in County Limerick C1792.

Transported for ‘stealing 2 sheep from Tom Fitzgerald, Castle Hollow’.

Timothy was 5’8” tall, fresh complexion, grey hair and whiskers, blue eyes, arms and breast hairy, illiterate, roman catholic.

22/1/1850: TOL
6/7/1854: COF

Married Ellen Brown at 17 years in Limerick Ireland.

Timothy had 9 children, he arrived with 4 children.

3/2/1850: Wife Ellen (Brown) (born C1799 died on 28/11/1851, Hobart) arrived per ‘Anglia’ with 4 children.

James b1816 Limerick
John b1820 Limerick
Margaret b1822 Limerick
Timothy b1829 Limerick
Michael b1833 Limerick

Thomas b1834 Limerick; married Catherine Walsh 1859, 3 sons, 6 daughters - died 1899 Victoria.

William b1835 Limerick; died 1922 Beeac, Victoria, aged 86

Ellen b1837

Patrick b1837; died Port Fairy, Victoria 1923, aged 86.

16/8/1853: Permission to marry Bridget Flaherty (Duke of Cornwall) - no registration of marriage found.

4/4/1871: Timothy Sheedy died, Victoria, aged 77.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th September, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: libraries.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx (prev. ), firstname: Timothy, surname: Sheedy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1792, date of death: 4th April, 1871, gender: m, occupation, crime

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