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John Ballinger, one of 267 convicts transported on the Isabella, 15 January 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 3 (3). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 5th January, 2019 wrote:
John BALLINGER was convicted at the CCCourt, London on 5 July 1841 for burglary and stealing tools and other items. Previously convicted. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Isabella’ 1842.
Aged 27 yrs.
(N.B. There are two John Ballinger’s transported to VDL about this time)
Details upon arrival - trade, a whitesmith, aged 29 yrs, 5’4 3/4” height, dark complexion, dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, can read & write, Protestant.
Native place of birth: Kensington, England.
Mother: Martha, living at Carnaby Street, London.
2 and half yrs Probation Period.
1842: at Westbury
1845: at Launceston
30 April 1850: Ticket of Leave granted.
21 June 1853: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 5th January, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 3 (3). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 3 (3)), date of bi