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John Kelly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Kelly
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Soldier
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 7 years

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 17th March, 1836
Arrival date: 4th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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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.

29/11/1843: COF

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

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