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John Brown, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Peel, 06 September 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 184. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Leonie Dolley on 12th May, 2013 wrote:
John died in the hospital at New Norfolk 23\8\1846.
Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2016 wrote:
n.b. There are 3 John Brown’s on this voyage of the ‘Sir Robert Peel’.
John Brown was convicted at Somerset 8 July 1844 for stealing from the person. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per ‘Sir Robert Peel’ arriving 26 Dec 1844.
Aged 55yrs; labourer; 5’9 1/4”; Protestant; can read & write; single. Has been a soldier - 3rd Foot Guards.
Native Place - Hipfield, near Lewes, Sussex.
15 mths Probation Period. Broadmarsh.
Admitted to hospital at New Norfolk.
Died, in hospital.
Convict Changes History
Leonie Dolley on 12th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1789, date of death 1846, gender, occupation, crime
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 184. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 184)