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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
16th October, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 39 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 wrote:
John Blucher was convicted at Gloucester Aug 1840 for stealing money from a dwelling house. Had previously run away from his employer where he was apprenticed. (Aged 13yrs). 10yr sentence. Sent to Parkhurst Prison for Boys, Isle of Wight - for 4 yrs. Further transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Mandarin’ arriving 16 Oct 1843.
Single; Bricklayer and also had worked as a shoemaker; Protestant; can read & write; aged 17yrs; 4’7”.
Native place - Gloucester.
1 yr Probation period in VDL at Browns River.
Numerous assignments of service work and some misconduct.
Free Certificate 11 Oct 1850.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Blucher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1826, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime