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John Colling

John Colling, one of 290 convicts transported on the Mangles, 21 November 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Colling
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 5th January, 1846
Age: 40 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Durham Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 21st November, 1839
Arrival date: 27th April, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 128. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 1st January, 2017 wrote:

John COLLING was convicted at Durham 8 April 1839 for sheep stealing. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Mangles’.

Farm labourer; aged 38yrs; 5’5”; Protestant; can read; ruddy complexion; black hair; blue eyes.
Native place - Yorkshire, England.
Married, 2 children.

Stationed at Norfolk Island (off the east coast of NSW) 1840.
Transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Duke of Richmond’ 12 March 1844.

24 May 1845: Ticket of Leave granted.

6 Jan 1846: Died, suddenly at Oatlands, Tasmania. (ref. Conduct record book)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 1st January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 128. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 128

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