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John Apperley

John Apperley, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Apperley
Aliases: Attlesey
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1846
Age: 35 years

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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Henry Tanner
Departure date: 27th June, 1834
Arrival date: 26th October, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 377 (190)
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 31st December, 2015 wrote:

John Apperley was the son of John and Sophia nee Evans and was transported for robbing Joseph King in Rodborough lane, Gloucester.  John was 23 years old.

1843: TOL Illawarra

1844: Married Jane Miller at Wollongong.

24/5/1846: Son John Jnr. Born.

1846: NSW BDM had a death registered for “John Attlesey” aged 32.

1849: Jane married John Watts at Rock Hill, father of the well known and highly esteemed Watts family in NSW.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st December, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Attlesey, date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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