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John Killen, one of 176 convicts transported on the Manlius, 16 July 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th February, 1830
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster Boro Quarter Session
16th July, 1828
9th November, 1828
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 175 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 445 (224.)
Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-27,224,40,L,80
||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 3rd October, 2012 wrote:
John KILLEN was tried and convicted at Lancaster 16 Jul 1827 for stealing silver spoons - 7 yr sentence. He was transported on the ‘Manlius (1)’ departing 29/07/1828, arriving van Diemens Land (Tasmania) 09/11/1828.
Single. Worked last for Clegg Williamson & Pringle, Edgehill. Hulk Report - Orderly.
28/02/1819 Disobedience of Orders - 1mth Chain Gang, Oatlands.
02/07/1829 Disobedience of Orders and general laziness - Chain Gang St. Peters Pass. Absconded from St. Peters Pass.
13/07/.. Stealing and killing 1 wether sheep in (with Samuel Jones)the district of Oatlands, the property of Capt. George Robson. (Colonial Times 5/2/1830 & 19/2/1830)
23/01/1830 Note in Record “To be hung”.
Executed 26/02/1830 van Diemens Land
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd October, 2012 made the following changes:
source, date of death 26th February, 1830, gender, crime