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John Booth, one of 300 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 September 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Painter & glazier
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 199 (102). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-105,306,15,L,80. Permission to marry; Colonial Families
||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 August, 2013 wrote:
John Booth was convicted at CCC, London on 13/12/1847 for stealing copper plates. Previous conviction. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney 2’, arriving 20/12/1851.
Single man; painter & glazier; aged 24yrs; 5’6 1/4”; reddish brown hair; grey eyes; Church of England. Native Place - Marylebone. Mother - Mary.
Assignments in Colony.
1851: Mr. T. Harbottle, Elizabeth St. Hobart.
Ticket of Leave 15/3/1853
Free Certificate 15/12/1854
Permission to marry Sarah Howard (per Emma Eugenia) granted. Married ref. 280/1853-37.
Children: Mary Howard Booth b. 1854
Elizabeth Booth b. 1856
9/6/1868 Hobart Court: Idle & disorderly. 1mth’s hard labour.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1826, gender, occupation, crime