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Piedro Calligani, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sarah, 29 November 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 407 (206). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 18th November, 2017 wrote:
Piedro CALLIGANI was convicted at the CCC, London on 24 Oct 1836 for stealing gold and rings. Co-convicted was John de Peroz CONSTANOS. 14 yrs transportation sentence. Both sent to Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania, Australia) per the ship ‘Sarah’ arriving 29 March 1837.
Piedro’s details recorded upon arrival in the Colony: Native of Italy; aged 25 yrs; labourer; sallow complexion; dark hair; blue eyes; 5’4 1/2” height; married - wife Rosina at Carrara, Italy.
Ship Surgeon’s report: “quiet & well behaved”.
Assigned to various locations for work service.
Ticket of Leave granted 7 Sept 1843.
Conditional Pardon approved 12 June 1846.
Conditional Pardon extended 12 Jan 1847.
30 June 1844: Application for permission to marry - to Louisa Grange (or La Grange), transported per ship ‘Margaret’. Approved.
17 Aug 1844: Marriage, at Catholic Church of St. Joseph, Hobart. Piedro CALLIGANI, full age, merchang to Louisa La Grange, full age. Witnesses: J.P. Constanos (Castanos) & Badelina Constanos. (ref. 37.1.4 no. 1336)
Link to the record of his 2nd wife, married in Van Diemen’s Land 1844 - Louisa Grange (or La Grange). https://convictrecords.com.au/convicts/grange/louisa/63675
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 18th November, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 407 (206). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 407 (206)), ali