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John Riley

John Riley, one of 160 convicts transported on the Juliana, 03 September 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Riley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Juliana
Departure date: 3rd September, 1820
Arrival date: 28th December, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 386. http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-34,439,287,L,43
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

Nell Murphy on 28th June, 2016 wrote:

John Riley was convicted at Lancaster 1820 for Highway Robbery. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Juliana’ arriving 1820.

(n.b. there are two John Riley’s on this voyage)

Stated his father was at his native place - Liverpool, England.

Numerous records of misconduct whilst in the Colony under sentence. Last record 1827.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th June, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 386. http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-34,439,287,L,43 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88,

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