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John Carless, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 16 March 1839
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 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 8. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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 September, 2018 wrote:
John CARLESS was convicted at Warwick, England on 4 Aug 1838 for stealing a sum of money. 15 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Marquis of Hastings’ arriving there 18 July 1839.
Aged 20 yrs; shoemaker.
Married man, wife Ann. 3 children.
Place of birth: Stafford, England (Ref convict record)
Assignments of work services.
1842: at Launcston
22 July 1845: Ticket of Leave granted.
1846: Recommended for a Conditional Pardon.
(N.B. There was another convict named John Careless in the Colony at abt the same time.)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 18th September, 2018 made the following changes:
term: 15 years (prev. 14 years), source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 8. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece