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John Henry Pascoe
John Henry Pascoe, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
||John Henry Pascoe
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Tasmanian Libraries, Conduct Record (CON31-1-35, Image 196). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 464
||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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Roger Churm on 8th April, 2019 wrote:
Theft Pocket Picking 10 April 1834
Was indicted for stealing on the 8th March 1 handkerchief value 3s the goods of William Harris from his person who was a Baker
Theft in Henry Street
Roger Churm on 9th April, 2019 wrote:
Taken from the Old Bailey Records
640 James Henry Pascoe was indicted for stealing on the 30th March. 1 Handkerchief value 3s, the goods of William Harris.
WILLIAM HARRIS I am a journeyman baker and live in Henry Street,Cumberland Market. I was going along the New Road, about half-past eight o’clock-I lost a handkerchief-it had my initials on it.
FRANCIS KEYS. I am ab officer of Marylebone-on the following Monday I saw the prisoner -I followed him to a house at Short’s-Gardens-I put my hand to his pocket and said.“What have you got there” he said ,“A dirty shirt,and I will show it to you-he put his hand in his pocket,and pulled out these four handkerchief’s and threw them through the window into the yard in a moment -I seized him by the collar, and asked some men who were at work in the yard to give me the handkerchiefs, but they took no notice of it-the prisoner then began to make some resistance)I took out my staff and said I was an officer,and if he made any resistance.I would make a hols in him- I then called to the men again to give me the handkerchiefs, but one of them took them up and threw them into a hole which they were digging-I said “Is there not one honest man among you ?- mind I know you all, and if you do not give them to me- I will have you up”- at last one man took them out,and another man gave them to me-I then brought the prisoner out-he made great resistance in the street and some women pulled my arm and some men ill used me-one of them bit my thumb,and I was very ill used-if a policeman had not come up, I must have lost the prisoner.
STEPHEN READER (police constable F148)I came up and assisted the witness
Prisoner, A young man asked me to carry them- the officer came and took me
GUILTY Aged 19- Transported for seven years
Iris Dunne on 21st April, 2019 wrote:
Conduct Record: Tried 10th April 1834, transported for stealing from the person, Hulk report Bad, Single, Surgeon’s report Quiet and Orderly, Free Certificate No.336, 1841
Iris Dunne on 21st April, 2019 wrote:
Trove: The Courier (Hobart, Tas.:1840-1859), Tuesday 30 March 1841, Page 2, Gazette, Government Notice No.70, Certificate of Freedom may be obtained, Waterloo - John Henry Pascoe, 10th April
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 9th April, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
Iris Dunne on 21st April, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Tasmanian Libraries, Conduct Record (CON31-1-35, Image 196). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 464 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO1