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John McLellan, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Petre, 03 July 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st December, 1847
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
3rd July, 1843
15th October, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 237 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 361 (182).
Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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 18th February, 2013 wrote:
(Recorded on index of Tasmanian Archives as “McLillan”, but “McLellan” in conduct record book.)
James McLellan was convicted at Edinburgh on 21/12/1842 for Assault, with intent to ravish. John Jamieson and James Workings also charged with intent to commit rape on E. Ingles, in a potatoe field, convicted and transported. 10yr sentence.
Gaol Report: good character. connections decent.
Hulk Report: bad
Father: James. Mother: Margaret
Sisters: Margaret, Alice & Lilas.
Protestant; read; single man; collier at coal mines; 5’4 1/4”; 19 yrs of age; fresh complexion; lt brown hair; lt brown eyes; scars.
Native Place: Newton, nr Edinburgh.
Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Lord Petre’ 1843.
Station Gang: Cascades, Hobart 2yrs. Convict no. 46465.
24/07/1844: Cascades - idleness - probation extended 2 mths.
Emerged from Station Gang 19/01/1846.
29/03/1847: Rawlings, Hobart - out after hours. 1mth imprisonment and hard labour, Broadmarsh.
29/10/47 - 21/12/1847: hospital
Died in hospital, Hobart 21/12/1847.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th February, 2013 made the following changes:
term 10 years, source, firstname James (prev. John), surname Mclellan (prev. McLellan), alias1, date of birth 1823, date of death 21st December, 1847, gender, occupation, crime