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||27th October, 1901
life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||'Ireland-Australia transportation database'. NAI
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Philip Murphy on 31st May, 2013 wrote:
Trial date: 26/03/1849
One of 288 prisoners embarked on Ship London at Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire), Co. Dublin on 13th and 16th December 1850 from Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. Ship sailed 20th Dec 1850 and was 89 days at sea reaching Hobart Town on 19th March 1851.
D Wong on 4th June, 2017 wrote:
Jeremiah was 25 years old on arrival, his native place was County Cork.
Jeremiah was 5’6 3/4” tall, fair complexion, sandy hair, red whiskers, hazel eyes, freckled arms, small sar over each eyebrow,reads and writes a little, single.
Occupations: Farm labourer/imperfect carpenter.
Brothers: John, Timothy, Patrick
Sister: Katherine at native place.
11/12/1858 Launceston Examiner:
At the sessions held before the Recorder at Launceston on the 16th ult., and lasting 3 days, the following criminals were found guilty :-.Jeremiah Shean and John
Murphy, stealing 3 sheep, the property of Joseph Nixon, 8 years penal servitude.
3/8/1874: Married Elizabeth Deverille at the Catholic Church at Deloraine. Jeremiah was a farmer his age given as 40 but was closer to 50. Elizabeth 19 years old and a farmer’s daughter. They had 3 children.
19/10/1877: Jeremiah sentenced to 3 years in Launceston’s House of Correction for receiving stolen meat.
27/10/1901: Jeremiah died in the Launceston hospital, he was about 75 years old.
Convict Changes History
Philip Murphy on 31st May, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1826, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 4th June, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: Shean, date of death: 27th October, 1901 (prev. 0000), occupation