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John Sheehan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Sheehan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Not known
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 25th May, 1819
Arrival date: 26th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849, by Peter Mayberry
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 14th July, 2020 wrote:

OCCUPATION is known. He was a “Machine smith” (see Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849, by Peter Mayberry).

TRIED: Summer 1818 (see New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849).

Dianne Jones on 14th July, 2020 wrote:

CRIME: Larceny of several articles (see New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849).

Dianne Jones on 14th July, 2020 wrote:

John SHEEHAN 25, 5’7½”, fair ruddy complexion, grey hair, hazel eyes; native place Cork City (see NSW Convict Indents, 1788-1842; Bound Indentures 1818-1819).

Dianne Jones on 2nd August, 2020 wrote:

1824, 28 February: John SHEEHAN per Mary 1, blacksmith, was convicted at Parramatta by Donald McLeod Esq. and sent to serve the remained of his original sentence at Port Macquarie (see NSW, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891; Port Macquarie Penal Settlement; Port Macquarie: List of Convicts, 1822-1825).

1824, 2 March: John SHEEHAN is sent to Port Macquarie for three years for house robbery (see Cert of Freedom below).

Dianne Jones on 6th August, 2020 wrote:

1825: John SHEEHAN – free by servitude – Mary 1819, 7 years; blacksmith, Windsor (see NSW and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849, NSW General muster M-Z-L 1825).

1825, 13 May: John SHEEHAN per Mary 1, 1819 – Certificate of Freedom #71/3695; he was tried at Cork City, Summer 1818, sentenced to seven years; native place Cork; occupation machine smith; 31, 5’7 ¼”, ruddy complexion, grey hair and hazel eyes (see New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867).

Another certificate was issued on 27 June 1828, #28/570 (see New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 14th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849, by Peter Mayberry (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Sheehan, alias1: , alias2:

Dianne Jones on 14th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, crime

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