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John Brooks

John Brooks, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Peel, 06 September 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brooks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 10 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex, Westminster City General Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Sir Robert Peel
Departure date: 6th September, 1844
Arrival date: 26th December, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 181 (92). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2016 wrote:

John Brooks was convicted at Middlesex, London on 7 Aug 1844. Transportation sentence of 10 yrs listed and to be sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per ‘Sir Robert Peel’ 1844.  The Tasmanian Archives have his name in the Record Book however it states “Not Embarked”.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 181 (92). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 181 (

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