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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Nell Murphy on 18th April, 2019 wrote:
John TIERNEY was convicted at Kings County, Ireland on 4 March 1832 for stealing pigs. Gaol report: “good”. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship “Kinnear” arriving 23 Oct 1842.
Married man, 4 children. Wife - Letitia at native place.
Native place of birth: Tipperary, Ireland.
Aged 34 yrs; farm labourer & ploughman; 5’7 1/4” height; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes.
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work duties. 2 yrs Probation Period.
1st Station Gang at Westbury
1 July 1843, at Westbury: Misconduct, in begging from passers by. 1 mth hard labour, in chains.
8 Sept 1846: Ticket of Leave granted.
1844 at Mr. Saltmarsh’s, Longford
1847: Conditional Pardon recommended
2 April 1849: Free passage for xxx allowance
21 May 1849: Free Certificate issued
N.B. There are variations in spelling of surname and also other convicts by this name in the Colony.
8 Apr 1851: Departure from VDL:
John TIERNEY, cabin passenger, free by servitude, from Launceston, VDL bound for London by ship “Winchester”. Ship to Colony - “Kinnear”. (ref. POL 220/1/1 pg 352)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 18th April, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Tierney, alias1: Tienney, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1808, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime