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life span was 59 years*
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Sentenced to 14 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th December, 2012 wrote:
Edward Tiernan was convicted at Roscommon on 27/02/1844 for appearing armed and attack a house (with 6 others, including brother Domonick, on board this ship). 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th January, 2013 wrote:
Gaol Report: well conducted
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good
6 others charged with same offence on board the ‘Cadet’, including his brothers Domonick & John.
Ploughman/farm labourer; 24 yrs of age; 5’5”; single man; fresh complexion; grey eyes; brown hair; Roman Catholic; read & write a little.
Native Place: Roscommon, Ireland.
Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Seven Mile Creek, 21mths. Emerged 24/05/1846.
05/08/1846: attempt to bribe overseer to allow himself to be absent - 7 days solitary.
Assignments at: Richmond, O’Briens Bridge, Glenorchy, Elizabeth St Hobart, Melville St. Hobart & Bagdad.
Ticket of Leave 11/03/1851
Conditional Pardon 07/06/1853
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th December, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1820, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th January, 2013 made the following changes: