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Simeon Greenhalgh

Simeon Greenhalgh, one of 200 convicts transported on the China, 03 January 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Simeon Greenhalgh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes at Liverpool
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: China
Departure date: 3rd January, 1846
Arrival date: 16th May, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 5 (4)
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

Anne Keen on 19th October, 2012 wrote:

Simeon was the son of Thomas and Ellen Greenhalgh. he was a clay pipe maker (not on your list). He must have been pardoned, as Records on Ancestry.com would indicate that he was: he returned to his home town of Blackburn and married Mary Holt in 1848. I cannot access the records to prove his pardon as I do not have a global sub to ancestry, just the UK sub.Any info on his pardon gratefully received!

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th October, 2012 wrote:

Here are the details recorded on the Tasmanian Convict Records (the links above will provide you with totally accurate details) - this is a transcription:

Simeon Greenhalgh Convict no. 28220.
Convicted at Lancaster for Burglary, from a dwelling house - 10yrs.
Transported on the ‘China’, voyage 370 to Norfolk Island. Then to Van Diemens Land per ‘Pestongee Bomangee’, arriving May 1847.

Single man; farm labourer; 25yrs of age (in 1847); 5’9”; ruddy complexion; auburn hair; brown eyebrows; grey eyes; large nose; small mouth; medium chin.  Native Place: Turton, Lancashire. Church of England religion; both read & write.
Brother -James; Sister - Ann - at Native Place.

Colonial details:
30/09/1850: Misconduct by tippling in a private house on a Sunday - .....imprisonment and hard labour.
08/04/1851: Ticket of Leave granted.
10/02/1852: Recommended for Conditional Pardon.
31/05/1853: Conditional Pardon granted.

Note in Remarks: “165 days gained by extra work and allowed for return to England.” (no date)

18/12/1848: at William Young’s, Campbell St. Hobart.
24/04/1849: at Bothwell, Tasmania.
28/09/1849: at Picton, Tasmania.
05/12/1850: at Webb’s, Blk Marsh.

Convict Changes History

Anne Keen on 19th October, 2012 made the following changes:

term 10 years, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1822, occupation

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