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Peter Appleyard, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 12 May 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||29th August, 1809
|Date of Death:
||6th May, 1866
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 62
||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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D Wong on 12th June, 2018 wrote:
18/10/1834 York Herald North Yorkshire, England:
York city sessions-
PETER APPLEYARD (25), was charged with having, on the 23d of August, feloniously stolen four ducks, the property of Thomas Powell of Tadcaster.
Peter was listed as being 26 years old on arrival in VDL - he was the son of Samuel Appleyard and Elizabeth Wood.
5/1/1829: Married Anne Shepherd - 3 children.
1835 Muster: Assigned to Sir John Owen.
1843: Married Harriet Ann Wheatley in Hobart.
1845: Free Certificate.
9/2/1866 Gippsland Guardian, Victoria:
Stated that he had been in Mr. Gillion’s employ for 20 years, latterly as overseer.
6/5/1866: Peter died in Alberton, Victoria.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 12th June, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 29th August, 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th May, 1866 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime