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Francis Develin, one of 270 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 10 August 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Devlin, Devilin, Davalin
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 152.
Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-62,278,59,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd January, 2013 wrote:
Francis Develin was convicted at Ayrshire, Scotland on 01/05/1844 for housebreaking and stealing wearing apparrel. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘William Jardine’, arriving 10/08/1844.
Farm labourer; 5’2 1/2”; 19yrs of age; fair complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes; Roman Catholic; single.
Native Place: Co. Tyrone
Gaol Report: 1st conviction
Ship surgeon’s report: Fair
Van Diemen’s Land:
Station Gang: Port Esperance (now known as Dover in the Huon Valley, south of Hobart). 12mths. Emerged from Gang 20/11/1845.
05/03/1850 Ticket of Leave
06/05/1851 Free Certificate
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd January, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, alias2, alias3, date of birth 1825, gender, occupation, crime