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Andrew Passmore

Andrew Passmore, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 15 July 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Andrew Passmore
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 11th August, 1889
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marquis of Hastings
Departure date: 15th July, 1842
Arrival date: 7th November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 240 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 143 (73). Tasmanian Archives.
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

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.
Mother: Mary
Brother: John
(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.

DEATH:
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

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