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John Ahern (abt. 1833)

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John Ahern
Born about in Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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John Ahern has Irish ancestors.


John Ahern was found guilty of the crime of burglary at his trial in Cork on 25 September 1850 and sentenced to seven years transportation[1].

Research Notes

The Irish Transportation Database states that John Ahern was imprisoned in Cork prior to his transportation. It is possible that this is his prison record[2] which would give an approximate birth year of 1833. The crime given here was "Stealing Money (Burglary)".

John Ahern's convict records in Australia have not yet been located.


  1. National Archives of Ireland, Irish Transportation Database, PDF compilation database of records contained in the National Archive of Ireland; entry for John Ahern, page 19. Record reference code: TR 10, P 43
  2. "Ireland Prison Registers, 1790-1924," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 April 2016), John Ahern, 1850; from "Irish Prison Registers 1790-1924," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing Cork County, Cork, Ireland, Cork County Prison, item 4, book 1/8/5, images provided by FamilySearch International; FHL microfilm 2,356,519.

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