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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 9th November, 2014 wrote:
There were only 15 convicts on the Mary 1836. The ship departed from Calcutta and all of the convicts had been soldiers at Fort William, Bengal.
John Kelly was a farm labourer/soldier and was transported for ‘Assault and stealing boots’.
Private John Kelly, no. 849 of 38th regiment Arrachpore(??), 30 years old, disgraceful and (?) conduct, 7 years, can neither read or write,
single, labourer, 5’6’‘, ruddy and little pockpitted complexion, dark brown hair, light hazel eyes, tattoos, behaviour in Calcutta gaol good.
Native place: Kings County.
15/4/1840: Absconded from John Hector, at Paterson, taking with him a Certificate of Freedom belonging to a man named James Keating on 31/3/1840.
22/4/1840: Apprehended, Paterson.
20/8/1842: Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland on a charge of robbery. Sent for trial – no outcome found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th November, 2014 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Kelly, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime