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Jean Beard

Jean Beard, one of 180 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 14 June 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jean Beard
Aliases: Haddon (alias), Baird, Hadden
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Assault
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Garland Grove
Departure date: 14th June, 1841
Arrival date: 10th October, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 344. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Geoff Cummins on 1st May, 2012 wrote:

Jane Hadden/Jane Beard/Jean Bird/Jjean Baird is my great great Grandmother.
A family history was published in 1982 by Herbert G Cullis entitled No Tears for Jane - 139 pages, family tree,index etc.
It was privately published and has quite a deal of information about Jane and also the following families: Johnson, Robertson,Stonehouse, Pillinger, Cummins families
Jane’s son, Dr John William Hadden was one of thr firt graduate of the Medical School at Melbourne University, although he did most of his studies at the University of Edinbourgh.

Nell Murphy on 23rd August, 2018 wrote:

Jean BAIRD/BEARD (alias Hadden) was convicted at Glasgow Court, Scotland on 10 Sept 1840 for assault and previous offence of robbery. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Garland Grove’ arriving 10 Oct 1841.

Married woman.

VDL:
Assigned to work services.
10 April 1848: Conditional Pardon, no. 206, approved.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 23rd August, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 344. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 34

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