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Rosina Morgan, one of 150 convicts transported on the Cadet, 10 November 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Joslin, Rosina (alias), Rosanna
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||13th May, 1924
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 350. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-21,155,87,L,80. Application for permission to marry. Tasmanian Pioneer Index BDM.
||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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Ron Thomas on 31st August, 2014 wrote:
G C Robinson’s book tells her story and that of her descendants. Novel Will’s Travail by Ron Thomas also describes her life.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 31st August, 2014 wrote:
The Conduct Record of Rosina Morgan can be found on Tasmanian Archives (link above in reference source). Listed as 16yrs of age; stole a coat; nurse girl & laundress; 4’8”; brown freckled complexion; brown hair; black eyes; can read; Protestant. Note “required to be looked after”. Scar on right wrist.
Ship surgeon’s report: very good.
Born abt 1832 Newton Bushell, Devon (nr Plymouth).
Assigned in the Colony VDL.
3rd Class 04.10.1849.
Application for permission to marry: to George T Edge (per Pestongee Bomangee) 15.10.1850. Does not appear to have proceeded.
Ticket of Leave granted 28/10/1850.
Married William Lane (per “Castor”)07/03/1853. Application for permission to marry granted.
14/02/1854: Drunk & disturbing the peace - 3mths hard labour.
Certificate of Freedom 15/05/1856.
Convict Changes History
Ron Thomas on 31st August, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Joslin, Rosina (alias) (prev. Joslin, Rosina (Alias)), alias2: Rosanna, date of death: 13th May, 1924 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
Carol Axton-Thompson on 31st August, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 350. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-21,155,87,L,80. Application