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John Pickles, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 164
||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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A. Follower on 9th February, 2020 wrote:
c1828: Stated aged 21, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks.
10-Jul-1847: Indicted for robbery with violence. 7 years transportation.
[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “File 16, AJCP Reel: 92, Convict Transportation Registers, 1787 - 1870”, Page 164]
30-Sep-1849: Detained on the Prison Hulk, Warrior, at Woolwich, London.
[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)”, Warrior Convict Hulk at Woolwich, Page 120. - 30 September 1849]
1850: Ticket of Leave District: Moreton Bay; Tried: York.
[NSW Archives: Ticket of leave butts, NRS-12202 Series Date Range 31-03-1827 to 13-12-1875, [4/4223; Reel 964]]
6-Nov-1850: Ticket of Leave 50/0335; On the recommendation of Commissioner of Crown Lands Darling Downs.
[NSW Archives: Tickets of Leave Passports, 1835-1869, [4/4276; Reel 980]]
24-Jun-1852: Ticket of Leave cancelled on recommendation of Commissioner of Crown Lands, Darling Downs, for having absented himself from his district.
[Newspaper: The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Page 4. - 24 June 1852]
19-Mar-1853: Ticket of Leave cancelled for larceny. Brisbane bench. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
GROSS MISCONDUCT.—Mr. Thomas Collins, of the Logan River, on Monday last appeared before the Brisbane Bench, to prosecute two of his hired servants, ticket-of-leave holders named William Proctor and John Pickles, for misconduct in their service, and for robbing his dray, of which they had charge, of a case of brandy. The prisoners had been sent from Telemon, on the Logan river, to Brisbane, with wool, and instead of returning with the case of brandy and other articles delivered to them for their employer, remained for several days drinking, having their bullocks yoked up for two days, and finally returned to the station minus three of the bullocks and the case of brandy, which they said was lost. Three bars of soap were also missing. They were sentenced to three month’s imprisonment, and their tickets to be cancelled.
[Newspaper: The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Page 5]
[Newspaper: The Moreton Bay Courier (Brisbane, Qld. : 1846 - 1861), Page 3, DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE]
Convict Changes History
A. Follower on 9th February, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime