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John Beasley

John Beasley, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Beasley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 5th November, 1835
Arrival date: 21st February, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 200. 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

Nell Murphy on 22nd November, 2017 wrote:

John BEASLEY was convicted at the CCC, London 2 March 1835 for stealing brass weight. 14 yr transportation sentence. Previously convicted for stealing cloths - 1 month prison. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Asia’ arriving 1836. Ship Surgeon’s Report: “well behaved”.

Assigned to work services in the Colony of VDL.
1837: charged with stealing and killing 2 pigs, the property of his Master Franks. Transportation sentence extended 3 yrs.
Some other notes of misconduct.
Ticket of Leave granted 20 May 1842.

Single man. Native place of birth - Greenwich.
Description upon arrival: aged 19yrs, 5’4 3/4” height, fresh complexion, light brown hair, brown eyes.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 22nd November, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 200. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 20

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