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John Peaty

John Peaty, one of 236 convicts transported on the Hashemy, 02 December 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Peaty
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Dorset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hashemy
Departure date: 2nd December, 1848
Arrival date: 9th June, 1849
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 238 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 365 (184)
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

D Wong on 31st August, 2017 wrote:

21/3/1847 Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle London, England:
At the Dorchester Assizes, William Wallbridge and John Peaty were indicted for the manslaughter of Robert Foot at Buckland Newton, on the 17th of December.

John Peaty arrived as and ‘Exile’ convict - William Wallbridge was not convicted as there was no evidence against him.

1849: TOL Wellington.
11/3/1850: TOL Passport - On the recommendation of Commissioner of Crown Lands Wellington.

27/4/1853 Sydney Morning Herald:
TOL cancelled - for being absent from the muster of ticket of leave holders, held at Wellington, in January.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st August, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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