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Jonathan Reeder

Jonathan Reeder, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jonathan Reeder
Aliases: Reader
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Charged with an offence against the crown (smuggling)
Convicted at: Cambridge Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 49 (26). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 wrote:

Jonathan Reeder was convicted at Cambridge on 20/07/1822 for Burglary. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Albion’, arriving 1823.

Farm labourer; aged 27yrs; married, wife Elizabeth & 2 children, at native place - Melbourne or Milbourne, England.
Gaol Report: good
Hulk Report: good

Assignments in Colony:
1830-33:a constable in the Field Police

by 1835 on Ticket of Leave

21/11/1836: Conditional Pardon
27/05/1840: Free Pardon

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, alias1, date of birth 1795, gender, occupation, crime

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