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John Coyle

John Coyle, one of 250 convicts transported on the William Hammond, 03 January 1856

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Coyle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: York. Assizes York
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Hammond
Departure date: 3rd January, 1856
Arrival date: 29th March, 1856
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 173 (88)
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

D Wong on 4th July, 2015 wrote:

John Coyle was 25 years old on arrival in WA.
He was 5’7” tall, brown hair, dark brown eyes, dark complexion, stout, illiterate, RC, mole on breast, scar from bite of a dog on left arm, single.

9/6/1859: TOL
30/5/1864: CO
Known Areas: Champion Bay.

No marriage, or births found on BDM.
1 death in 1876 for a John Coyle aged 45.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th July, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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