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Timothy Shehan, one of 400 convicts transported on the Tortoise, 28 September 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||20th January, 1848
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 382. Tasmanian Archives - convicts, conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-17,411,311,L,80.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 30th December, 2013 wrote:
Timothy Shehan was convicted at CCC, London on 14/09/1840 for cutting and wounding - stabbing Robert Hood. Shehan stated “he got me discharged from work by stating a lie to my Master”. 15yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Toitoise’, arriving 19/02/1842.
Married man; Roman Catholic; labourer; 5’5”; aged 52yrs; can read; sallow complexion; dk brown hair; lt grey eyes.
Native Place: Co. Cork, Ireland.
Hulk Report: Good
Assignments of service in Colony. 2yrs Probation.
1844: at Bothwell
17/10/1847: to hospital
20/01/1848: died at New Norfolk hospital.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 30th December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1790, date of death 20th January, 1848, gender, occupation, crime