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Jeremiah Crossley, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||16th August, 1811
|Date of Death:
||1st August, 1884
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 262
||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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D Wong on 6th March, 2013 wrote:
Jeremiah Crossley was 21 years old on arrival.
1832-1838: Assigned to George MacLeay at ‘Brownlow Hill’ Camden.
25/5/1840: Married Sarah James (1824-1909) at St John’s Parramatta.
Sarah was born in the Colony and she and Jeremiah had 15 children, 2 were stillborn. They lived at Yass, NSW.
1/8/1884 Jeremiah committed suicide at his residence at Wargeila. He had been suffering from acute rheumatism for a long time and before he shot himself, he had said to his wife that he would do away with himself, rather than to suffer the pain he had on the previous Tuesday night.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 6th March, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 16th August, 1811, date of death 1st August, 1884, gender, occupation, crime