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Sentenced to 14 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2014 wrote:
David Popplewell was convicted at Meerut, India for insubordination by striking a superior officer, Sgt. Wooten of 32nd Regiment. 14 yr sentence. Transported from Calcutta to Hobart Town, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), arriving 07/04/1848.
A soldier in the 32nd Regiment, 8mths. 3yrs in the 62nd. Previous charge of drunkeness.
Single man; native place of birth - near Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England; aged 22yrs; labourer; 5/8”; Protestant; can read & write; fresh complexion; brown hair; brown eyes.
14mths Probation at Cascades (south Hobart)
44 days gained by extra work
Assignments in Colony: New Town, Browns River, Hobart, Bothwell, Picton, Longford,
25/07/1854: Ticket of Leave, revoked twice, restored 1860.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2014 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: David, surname: Popplewell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1826, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime