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Rose Sheridan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rose Sheridan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Cavan
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p121
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p121
619. Rose Sheridan. Tried at Cavan, 26 June 1843, 7 years, transported for larceny. Gaol report, middling. Thrice in gaol before, single. Stated this offence -stealing curtains and a quilt form John Conaghoy. Once 2 months for house robbery, again 6 months for same, again for a pig, 2 months. Surgeon’s report, Good generally. Roman Catholic. Farm servant, native of Cavan, age not noted.
This woman has two children in the Orphan School.
T.of L.6/6/48.
Free Cert, 26/6/50.

Marriage Permissions-  https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-3p147
Robert Sharpe, Mrq. of Hastings, and Rose Sheridan, Greenlaw, approved 14 Oct 1848.

Marriage Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-8p133j2k
Feb 5th 1849 in Browns River Church, district of Kingborough,  Robert Sharp, 30 years, Convict, T.L, and Rose Sherdon, 37 years, both according to the rites of the United church of England and Ireland, both signed with X.

Rose’s child was also on the ship Greenlaw, and was seen by the surgeon:

Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal.  National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1
Daily sick list of the Greenlaw female convict ship.
Folio 3: Mary Sheridan, aged 7; convict’s child; disease or hurt, vermes. Put on sick list, 15 March 1844. Discharged, 2 April 1844.
Folio 3: Mary Sheridan, aged 7; convict’s child; disease or hurt, fits e vermibus. Put on sick list, 10 April 1844. Discharged, 17 April 1844.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p121 (prev. ), firstname: Rose, surname: Sheridan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, ge

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