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John Buckley, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||20th May, 1814
|Date of Death:
||8th January, 1859
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Lancaster, Liverpool Quarter Sessions
19th March, 1840
14th July, 1840
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 305 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 165 (84)
||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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JUDITH SMITH on 9th July, 2013 wrote:
John BUCKLEY received his NSW Ticket-of-Leave on 20/02/1846 and his Conditional Pardon on 10.08/1850, after serving 10 years of his sentence. He married Mary HAROLD at St. Francis Church, Melbourne on 12/05/1851. At the time he was a Carter on the Victorian Goldfields at Mount Alexander (Castlemaine-Bendigo area). John and Mary had four children: John ; Catherine ; Sarah  and Daniel ; (Daniel died in infancy). John BUCKLEY died at Castlemaine Hospital in 1859. His wife ended up in prison on a charge of Vagrancy. His children ended up as State Wards. Most of this information came from Ancestry records or NSW State Records.
D Wong on 11th October, 2018 wrote:
24/10/1839 Liverpool Mail Lancashire, England:
LIVERPOOL MICHAELMAS SESSIONS
John Buckley, for stealing one hundred yards of canvas, the property of Nathan Cairns.
John Buckley was 40 years old when transported for ‘Stealing canvas’.
John was literate, protestant, married with 1 male and 1 female children, 5’5” tall dark ruddy complexion, dark brown mixed with grey hair, dark hazel eyes, arms hairy, scar on ball of right thumb, scar on knuckles of fore and middle fingers of left hand.
Native Place: Liverpool.
Convict Changes History
JUDITH SMITH on 9th July, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 20th May, 1814, date of death 8th January, 1859, gender, occupation
D Wong on 11th October, 2018 made the following changes: