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John Bailey

John Bailey, one of 192 convicts transported on the Governor Ready, 26 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bailey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
Date of Death: 8th February, 1866
Age: 80 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: Smuggling
Convicted at: Kent Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 26th March, 1827
Arrival date: 31st July, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 125 (64)
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

Robyn Pearce on 7th June, 2014 wrote:

John Bailey is my 4th Great Grandfather.  He was pardoned on 5 Mar 1843. He brought his family out from England in 1830 and was assigned to his wife Catherine Richard when they arrived.

Geoff Gambell on 2nd June, 2018 wrote:

Search Aldington Gang for more information and life stories
Registration Year 1866
Registration Place New Norfolk Tasmania
Registration Number 347
Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 and
Tasmania, Australia, Index to Death Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1930

Maree DC on 27th May, 2019 wrote:

Wife Catharine Richards & 6 children arrived VDL in 1829 per “Harmony”

Convict Changes History

Robyn Pearce on 7th June, 2014 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Geoff Gambell on 30th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Geoff Gambell on 30th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Geoff Gambell on 2nd June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 1797), date of death: 8th February, 1866 (prev. 0000)

Maree DC on 27th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1786 (prev. 1793)

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