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John Leatham

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Leatham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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Occupation: -
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Kinnear
Departure date: 10th July, 1842
Arrival date: 23rd October, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 12 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-28$init=CON33-1-28p103
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Maureen Withey on 13th January, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-28$init=CON33-1-28p103
6761. John Leatham. Tried at Antrim 12 April 1842, sentence, 7 years, transported for Larceny. Gaol report, Very good. Frequently in prison but once convicted before. Married, Stated this offence: Stealing 30 lbs of butter. Once for assault, 6 months, being a receiver of stolen goods, viz a watch, 6 weeks & acquitted bags 1 month 3 days, once for a turkey, 6 weeks & acquitted. Married, 2 ch. Wife, Isabella. Surgeon’s report (on ship) employed with hold. Conduct very good, useful, recommended. Trade, storeman and starch maker, age 29. native of Belfast. Protestant, can read and write.
7 July 1846 – Ticket of Leave.
C.P. App. 9 Jan 1849.

Colonial Times, Hobart, 22 Sept 1848.
CONVICT DEPARTMENT.  Comptroller-General’s Office, Sept. 18, 1848.
In accordance with the Act of Council 6th Victoria, No. 18, I hereby give notice, for the first time, that His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to approve of the solemnization of Matrimony between the under-mentioned parties :—
John Latham, T.L., Kinnear, and Mary Murray, free, both residing in Hobart Town.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 13th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-28$init=CON33-1-28p103 (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Leatham, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, g

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