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Peter Chadwick

Peter Chadwick, one of 200 convicts transported on the John Brewer, 01 December 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Chadwick
Aliases: Rorbottom, John (Alias)
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster, Wigan Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Brewer
Departure date: 1st December, 1841
Arrival date: 6th April, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 422
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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Anonymous on 3rd June, 2011 wrote:

Peter married Mary Conlan or Conran and had many children. He and his family settled in Tarraville, Vic. He did get into more trouble with the police and spent 14 days in Melbourne prison. He was it appears to have been a bit of a rebel, but not an evil man.

Anonymous on 3rd June, 2011 wrote:

Peter’s alias was Rossbottom

Colin Peter Chadwick on 17th September, 2012 wrote:

Love to hear from anonymous contributor

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