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Stephen Nessling, one of 210 convicts transported on the Augusta Jessie, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||20th September, 1797
||Shoe & bootmaker
|Date of Death:
||14th December, 1862
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 447 (225)
||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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D Wong on 5th November, 2016 wrote:
Stephen Nessling was 36 years old on arrival, he was born in Exeter.
Gaol Report Bad character convicted before. Connected with Poachers.
Stephen was 5’ 5 1/2” tall, brown to grey hair, light hazel eyes, pockpitted.
Married: Wife Elizabeth and 4 children.
1835 Muster: Assigned to Captain Dumas.
1847: Recommended for a CP
19/5/1851: Married Ellen Partington, ages 38 - he was 52 - marriage registered at Richmond, Tas.
14/12/1864: Stephen died of General decay, aged 72 years, a shoemaker, informant: Ellen Nesling, widow, Richmond, Tas.
8/4/1865: Ellen married William Medler (David Malcolm) also a shoemaker, at Richmond.
211/5/1886 Ellen died of paralysis at the Newtown Pauper Establishment, aged 75 Listed as “Medlar”.
Convict Changes History
Marion Louisa Nessling on 4th November, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 20th September, 1797 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 5th November, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Nesling, alias2: Nessing, date of death: 14th December, 1862 (prev. 0000), occupation