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John Casey

John Casey, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Casey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 1832
Age: 23 years

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 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 210
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters.
Year; 1841
No; 1360
Name; John Casey
Ship; Gilmore
Noted against name; DIED; 25 Dec 1839

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2022 wrote:

1831 - Description List
Indent No; ?60
Trial; 18 July 1831
Transported for ” Felony” [House Breaking]
Previous Conviction; Stealing Flour-  6 months
Status; Single
Died Suddenly in the service of Mrs Wade - 25 December 1832. Memo. Prin. Supt. 17 Sept 1836 **

1831 - Conduct Record
Trade; ploughman
Height; 5 ft 3 1/2 in
Age; 23 years

1832 Burials in the Parish of Sorell & Richmond in the County of Buckinghamshire in the Year
No; 97
Name; John Casey
Abode; Sorel
When buried; 29 Dec 1832.
Age; 23 years
Ship’s Name; Gilmore
Quality or profession. Assigned Servant to Mrs Wade.
By whom ceremony was performed; James Norman, V.C.I. Suffocated from excessive drink

** Date of death varies on each source. Used the Burial Record as the correct death date.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 25th December, 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1832 (prev. 25th December, 1839), occupation, crime

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