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||21st February, 1829
life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 3rd August, 2016 wrote:
Bernard Shields was 17 years old when convicted, he had brown hair hazel eyes, no height given or his original crime. His native place was Belfast, Antrim County.
7/2/1829 The Hobart Town Courier:
CRIMINAL COURT, LAUNCESTON.
Tuesday, January 20.
Bernard Shields and John Baker, convicted of stealing one sheep value 10s. the property of some person unknown, and Henry Armstrong Dimond, of harbouring and maintaining the said John Baker.
20/2/1829 Colonial Times, Hobart:
The following are to suffer to-morrow morning at eight o’clock. — Jno. Baker, Bernard Shields, Daniel Mackie, Daniel Leary, Thomas Rogers, and, George Palmer.”
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 3rd August, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Bernard, surname: Shields, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1800, date of death: 21st February, 1829, gender: m, occupat