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John Bradley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bradley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Upper Canada
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Buffalo
Departure date: 28th September, 1839
Arrival date: 12th February, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Convict Records
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Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record:
3106. John Bradley. Buffalo, 12 Feb 1840, Province of Upper Canada, 27 Dec 1838, Life. Transported for Piratical Invasion of Upper Canada. single.
April 16 1841.Probation/ Misconduct, Insolent and Refusing to work. 48 hours Sol.
April 17 1841. On probation. Insolent and Refusing to work. 48 hours Sol conft.
T.L. 10.2.42. 
April 15 1843. T.L./ Misconduct, 6 days Sol. Conf.
3 Nov 1845. T.L./ Disturbing the peace, 14 days hard labor.
Free Pardon 12 February 1848.

Tasmanian Appropriation Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON27-1-8$init=CON27-1-8p28 
3106. John Bradley, 5ft 5 ¼. Age 25, Hat finisher,  tried at Upper Canada, life, native of Co. Antrim.

Other North American political prisoners who stayed on in Van Diemen’s Land or migrated to various colonies on the Australian continent, included James Milne Aitchison (London, U.C.), John Bradley (Sackets Harbor, Jefferson Co.), Hugh Calhoun (Salina, Onondaga Co.), George Cooley (Darlington Twp., U.C.), Norman Mallory (Scarborough, U.C.), and Chauncey Mathers (Salina, Onondaga Co.).
Source: Dr John C. Carter, http://tilife.org/BackIssues/Archive/tabid/393/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/1469/They-left-Jefferson-County-Foreverhellip.aspx

Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2020 wrote:

It is hereby notified to the undermentioned individuals, that his Excellency has received a despatch from the right honourable The Secretary of State, conveying her Majesty’s approval of free pardons being granted to them:
John Bradley, James Inglis, Mathers Calvin, Mathers Chancey, Martin Forster, Owen Alson, Asa H. Richardson, John Henry Simmons, Hugh Calhourn, Buffalo; Samuel Chandler, James Waggoner, Benjamin Waite, Marquis of Hastings.
Launceston Examiner, 26 Feb 1848.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Convict Records (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Bradley, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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