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Andrew Passmore, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 15 July 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th August, 1889
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 143 (73). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 20th October, 2018 wrote:
Andrew PASSMORE was convicted at Middlesex, London on 7 April 1840 for stealing a horse cloth from the Admiral Cockington Public House .Previous convictions, including stealing from his parents. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Marquis of Hastings’ arriving there 8 Nov 1842.
Aged 20 yrs; single man; bricklayer’s labourer; 5’6 1/2” height; Protestant; not literate; fresh complexion; brown hair; blue eyes; some scars, rings on fingers, tatoos.
Native place of birth: Brampton (or Brompton), England.
(ref. for above inf., as recorded upon arrival, in convict records.)
Colony of VDL:
6 mths Probation Period
Station Gang: Brown’s River
Clear conduct record apart from one note of insolence.
1843: at Richmond
1843: at James Murdoch, Kangaroo Point.
19 May 1846: Ticket of Leave status granted.
18 June 1847: Free Certificate issued.
18 June 1863: at Hobart - Idle & disorderly. 14 days prison.
11 Aug 1889 Andrew PASSMORE (indexed as “PASTMORE”), aged 74 yrs, labourer, cause - paralysis. Notified by friend James Holloway. District of Esperence (south of Hobart), Tasmania. Ref. 35/1/58 no. 717.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 20th October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 143 (73). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 143 (73)), date