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John Beard, one of 200 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 August 1829
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 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 153 (79).
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-1,433,424,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 wrote:
John Beard was convicted at Bedford for Poaching (previous convictions) - 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Prince Regent’ 1830.
Gaol Report: Good connections. In custody previously.
Hulk Report: Orderley.
Convict no. 3945.
20/04/1833: Treat a Sheriff/Bailiff with contempt by winking and smiling when reporting to him a case of felony - dismissed.
Conditional Pardon 2494 20/06/1840.
Free Certificate 228 30/03/1843.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 made the following changes:
source, gender, crime