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John Beaumont

John Beaumont, one of 176 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 12 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Beaumont
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 12th August, 1828
Arrival date: 16th December, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 463 (233)
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

Eric Harry Daly on 28th January, 2013 wrote:

Name: John Beaumont
Trade: laborer and stone mason
Height: 5’ 5”
Age: 26
Complexion: ruddy
Head: large
Hair: light brown
Whiskers: dark brown
Visage: nearly oval
Forehead: sloped backwoods, high brow
Eyebrows: very dark brown
Eyes: grey
Mouth: medium width
Chin: broad
Remarks: long scar on little finger left hand, scar back middle finger right hand.
Transported For: stealing mutton, beef and veal
Goal Report: bad character, belongs to a gang, suspected of having commited many robberies during last winter year. assizes bradford being a *_* to the neighbourhood
Hulk Report: good single, stated this offence stealing mutton from a butchers shop
Conduct VDL:
16 Aug 1829: A Walker/ assault and beating his fellow servant Joseph Poole last night- 50 lashes.
3 Jun 1830: A Walker/ general neglect of duty and dissobediance of orders on the 23 Apr also with general insolence- chain gang 6 months, not to be returned

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 28th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1802, gender, occupation, crime

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