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John Sheehy

John Sheehy, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Sheehy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton, Portsmouth Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1815
Arrival date: 30th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240. NSW State Records, COF Butts(NRS 12210)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 11th April, 2018 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom No.29/255 dated 30th March 1829, Trade: Servant & Labourer, Date of Trial: 27th February 1822, Remarks: Holds a Certificate of Freedom No.66/3013 dated 26th February 1821 from his original Sentence of Seven Years.

Iris Dunne on 11th April, 2018 wrote:

Original Trial:20 October 1814, aged 19 on arrival

Convict Changes History

ella on 11th April, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 11th April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240. NSW State Records, COF Butts(NRS 12210) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240

Iris Dunne on 11th April, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 1798)

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