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Rowland Heald, one of 260 convicts transported on the John, 27 September 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||4th November, 1808
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 382 and HO10/53 (Pardons). NSW, Aust., Convict Registers of Conditional Pardons, Reel No.779, Roll No.1250.
||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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Catherine Evans on 16th January, 2016 wrote:
Rowland Heald was born on 4 November 1808 and baptised on 20 November 1898 at St Laurence Church, Chorley, Lancashire, son of William HEALD and Catharine WHITTAKER.
His first wife was Catherine WALTON, whom he married at Chorley on 17 January 1831. After Rowland was transported, Catherine married Henry ASHCROFT on 24 June 1839.
After receiving his conditional pardon, Rowland HEALD changed his name to Rowland HILL and married Anne Elizabeth T PEARCE in 1852 at Methodist Church, Sydney, NSW.
Iris Dunne on 27th November, 2017 wrote:
Tried: 26 March 1836
Trade: Calico Printer as per Conditional Pardon 1841 - Pardon No.285, aged 32, Offence: Poaching
Convict Changes History
Catherine Evans on 16th January, 2016 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 26th November, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 4th November, 1808 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 27th November, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 382 and HO10/53 (Pardons). NSW, Aust., Convict Registers of Conditional Pardons, Reel No.779, Roll No.1250. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. M