Dennis Shea

(circa 1797 - after 1853)

Personal details

Birth

     He was born circa 1797 in IrelandG.1

Death

     He died after 1853. He was living on 25 August 1853 in Bathurst, AustraliaG.2

Family life

Marriage

     He married Mary (?) before 1821 in IrelandG.2

Child of Dennis Shea and Mary (?)

Life event details

Involvement in crime

  • He was tried for sheep stealing in IrelandG, on 13 March 1834. He was found guilty and sentenced to transportation for life.1

Migration

  • He immigrated aboard convict transport ship "Blenheim" in 1834 to AustraliaG. He was married with four children. He was 5' 4" tall with a "ruddy freckled" complexion, light brown hair and grey eyes.1

Resources

Citations

  1. [S167] Denis Shea, Convict Arrival Indent, SS Blenheim, 1834, Archives Office of NSW.
  2. [S136] Murphy family, Talavera Pax list, 1856, 2465.

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