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John Kealer, one of 130 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 23 November 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 232
||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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Anonymous on 31st August, 2012 wrote:
John Kealer was 17 years old when indicted for stealing 1 waistcoat value Â£1, 1 pair of trousers value 30s., and 1 boys’ dress value 30s., the property of John Holmes, at St. Giles in the Fields.
John’s conduct record is vast and long with punishments of lashes, cell on bread & water and treadmills.
John worked as a cook for the chain gains for part of his sentence.
April 1835: TOL
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 31st August, 2012 made the following changes: