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John Colling, one of 290 convicts transported on the Mangles, 21 November 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th January, 1846
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 128. 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 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