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John Abell, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord William Bentinck, 11 April 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 250
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Carole Kernick on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:
given permission to marry Charlotte Rowe 4/1/1845. Given pardon 1847-1848
D Wong on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:
John Abell was 25 years old on arrival in VDL, transported for uttering a forged £10 note. His occupation was Gents servant/groom/coachman.
John was 5’1 1/2” tall, grey eyes, dark hair, single, he had 2 brothers and 2 sisters all at his native place of Markham, Berkshire.
13/1/1844: Permission to marry Blanch Labele (free)
4/1/1845: Permission to marry Charlotte Rowe, they married in 1846 and had 5 children, only 2 survived infancy, Mary Ann and Edward, Charlotte, William and John all died in the year they were born.
10/1/1843: John Abell was appointed Javelin-man at the new goal at Longford.
Convict Changes History
Carole Kernick on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1811, date of death 1880
D Wong on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes: