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John Browne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Browne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Obtaining money under false pretenses
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,31,L,80
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 wrote:

John Browne was convicted at Louth, Ireland on 16 July 1851 for obtaining money under false pretences.
Prison report: Never before convicted. Troublesome in prison. Court Martial previous for two desertions from 2nd Queens.

Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 wrote:

Single man; labourer; 26yrs of age; sallow complexion; dark hair; grey eyes; 5’6 1/2”; tatoos.

Native Place: East Indies Brigade stationed at Queens, Ireland.

12mths Probation. 75 days gained by task work.
03/04/1854: Hobart - under influence of liquor and overstaying his pass. 3mths hard labour.

Assignments at: Hobart; Sandy Bay; Clarence Plains (eastern shore, Hobart).

Ticket of Leave 17 Oct 1854

Conditional Pardon 14 Aug 1855

Certified Free 3 Sep 1858, Hobart.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th May, 2013 wrote:

N.B. Two John Browne’s recorded on this voyage. This John Browne is listed as “No. 1”.
(Other John Browne also known as Murphy - from Waterford.)

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1827, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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