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John Ledgard

John Ledgard, one of 178 convicts transported on the Marquess of Hastings, 27 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ledgard
Aliases: John Ledger
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 20th June, 1888
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing lead
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marquis of Hastings
Departure date: 27th June, 1828
Arrival date: 12th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 177 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 440
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Michelle Chipperfield on 19th September, 2013 wrote:

Buried at Yass Cemetary. John was illiterate and a minister signed his name as Ledger on his marriage certificate - hence the change in his surname. Married another convict Marion (Maryanne) MacFarlane 11/12/1843

Convict Changes History

Michelle Chipperfield on 19th September, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1810, date of death 20th June, 1888, gender, crime

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