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Jeremiah Gibson

Jeremiah Gibson, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Gibson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York. Kingston upon Hull Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 16th April, 1852
Arrival date: 31st July, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 291 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 422
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

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 wrote:

Jeremiah Gibson was convicted at Kingston upon Hull for stealing a jacket. One previous conviction. 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’ arriving 1852.

Aged 23yrs; fisherman; single.
Native Place: Aberdeen

Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 5/9/1854
Conditional Pardon 31/7/1855

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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