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Thomas Sheridan, one of 289 convicts transported on the Neptune, 18 April 1849
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
18th April, 1849
5th April, 1850
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land. [Originally for Cape of Good Hope, however due to anti-convict sentiment, ship eventually sailed for Van Diemen's Land.]
Travelled with 305 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 9 (6)
||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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D Wong on 27th May, 2014 wrote:
Thomas Sheridan was given a Conditional Pardon on arrival in VDL.
14/10/1852: Was a steerage passenger per ‘Swift’ Launceston to Melbourne.
Convict Changes History
Mary Jane O'Meara on 27th May, 2014 made the following changes:
D Wong on 27th May, 2014 made the following changes: