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John Cullop

John Cullop, one of 276 convicts transported on the Asia, 25 April 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Cullop
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 13th August, 1840
Age: 24 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 25th April, 1840
Arrival date: 6th August, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 275 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 186
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

Leonie Dolley on 4th July, 2013 wrote:

John died on board.

Dorothy James on 31st July, 2014 wrote:

Huntingdon Gaol Calendar 16/03/1840.

D Wong on 2nd August, 2014 wrote:

John Cullop/Callup/cullup was transported for “Stealing in a Dwelling House”.

John was single.

From the Sick List of the Asia 1840:
John Cullop, aged 24, prisoner, taken ill at River Derwent; sick or hurt, synochus; put on sick list 8 August 1840, sent 9 August 1840 to Colonial Hospital at Hobart Town.

13/8/1840: John died on board the ship.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 4th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1840, gender, crime

Dorothy James on 31st July, 2014 made the following changes:


D Wong on 2nd August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th August, 1840 (prev. 1840)

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