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John Buckley, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 233 (118)
||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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D Wong on 19th February, 2018 wrote:
3/4/1819 Lancaster Gazette Lancashire, England:
John Smith, 30, and John Buckley, 48, for a burglary in tbe house of John Thompson, at Manchester, and stealing shoes, &c.— Guilty.
**John Smith was also on board - **2 John Smiths on the voyage, the other one was tried at the Old Bailey.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
BUCKLEY, John. Per “Prince Regent”, 1820
1820 Feb 8: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Prince Regent” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution; listed as Bulkey (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.243)
1820 Dec 4: Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.464-5) (**This was to Margaret Moore per ‘Janus 1820’).
1824 Jul 8: On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.14) ** John was assigned to Andrew Dickson at the Hunter River 8/7/1824.
1821: Married Margaret Moore - they had 1 child listed, also Margaret, ‘Buckley’ in 1822. **Cannot find Margaret Moore on the ‘Janus’ although she is listed in the Colonial Secretary Papers - there was a Mary Moore but she was sent to Port Dalrymple, and died in Hobart 26/8/1830, aged 25.
Maureen Withey on 18th February, 2020 wrote:
John Smith, and John Buckley, for a burglary in the house of John Thompson, at Manchester, and stealing shoes. Ann Paine, for receiving the stolen goods. Smith amd Buckley ; death; Paine, no bill.
Liverpool Mercury, 9 Apr 1819.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th February, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1770 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime