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John Pye, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 467 (235). 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 3rd February, 2019 wrote:
John PYE was convicted at Norfolk, England on 26 July 1834 for housebreaking. Gaol Report: “very bad character, has been imprisoned before - for leaving his Master”. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Waterloo’ arriving there 2 March 1835. Ship surgeon’s report: “quiet and orderly throughout the voyage”.
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work service.
1837: Using bad language. 3 mths hard labour, in chains.
1837: Absconding. Existing sentence extended 6 mths.
11 Sept 1839: Ticket of Leave granted.
1840: at Oatlands, VDL.
1843: Free Certificate issued, no. W521.
N.B. There is another John PYE in the Colony at this same timeline.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 467 (235). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 467 (235)), gend