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John Colley, one of 200 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 20 May 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
20th May, 1829
27th August, 1829
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 200 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 65 (35)
||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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Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:
168002 Colley John - Norfolk 1829.
1829 State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Title: Bound manuscript indents, 1788-1842; Item: [4/4014]; Microfiche: 672.
Groom and seaman age 33 from Nottingham. Tried in London 11 September 1828 and sentencedto 7 years transportation for stealing harness. Assigned to John Larnach at Patrick Plains on arrival. Died 27 October 1832 while assigned to Commissary Stores.
Convict Changes History
Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Vason (alias) (prev. Vason (Alias)), date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime