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John Healey, one of 240 convicts transported on the Emily, 25 June 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
25th June, 1842
24th November, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 239 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 126. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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 5th July, 2014 wrote:
John Healey was convicted at Lancaster on 24/03/1852 for feloniously having in his possession a mould for making counterfeit coins. 15 yr sentence. Previous offence for stealing clothing. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Emily’ arriving 24/11/1842. Ship surgeon’s report - well behaved.
Single man; boot closer (last employer Mr. Berry); Protestant; read & writes; 23yrs of age; 5’1 1/4”; fair complexion; brown hair; brown eyes.
Native Place - Manchester, England.
Ring on 3rd finger left hand. Tattoo on arm.
Family: Half sister, Sarah Miller at Salford.
3yrs Probation Period.
10/04/1849: Ticket of Leave
31/05/1853: Conditional Pardon
21/04/1857: Certified Free, Launceston.
(Some notes of misconduct on Record sheet)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th July, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 126. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 126), dat