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John Ager

John Ager, one of 212 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 30 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ager
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Essex Assizes at Chelmsford
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 30th April, 1852
Arrival date: 1st August, 1852
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 211 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 439 (222)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 6th July, 2014 wrote:

John AGER, born 1830, unmarried, labourer, was sentenced to life for manslaughter at Chelmsford Assizes on 15 July 1850.

John AGER is described as 5’4 ¾”, dark brown hair, grey eyes, with a long face, fresh complexion, and of slight build. He had a mole on his left arm, and a scar on his left hand.

2/12/1854: Ticket of leave
10/2/1859:  Conditional Pardon

I found a death on the WA BDM for John Ager age 72 died 1899 which is probably him.
Also found a marriage to Molly Ann, an aboriginal in Bunbury in 1873. No children listed.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th July, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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