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John Bramley

John Bramley, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bramley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 15th August, 1882
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 261 (132)
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

Anonymous on 22nd September, 2012 wrote:

John Bramley was 28 years old on arrival.  He was transported for poaching rabbits.

21/7/1826: COF
20/7/1827: COF Renewed.

John was 5’9 1/2" tall, could not read or write, dark ruddy complexion, brown hair and hazel eyes.

1828 Census: Occupation: Fencer, free by servitude, and employed by W M Carter at Piercefield, Hunter River.

8/2/1856 Married Mary Ann Hodson/Hudson, at St Phillips.  They had 8 children.

15/8/1882: John died in Mt Pleasant, Halls Creek, Bunnan NSW of inflammation of the lungs.

lynn batley on 4th October, 2014 wrote:

John Bramley was born in Pontefract West Yorkshire son of William Bramley & Hannah

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 22nd September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1882-08-15, gender m

lynn batley on 4th October, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000)

lynn batley on 4th October, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 6th October, 2014 made the following changes:


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