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John Rodley, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 421 (213). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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 24th July, 2018 wrote:
John RODLEY was convicted at York on 9 March 1848 for stealing 2 sheep. Previous poaching offences. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’ arriving 31 July 1852.
Aged 50 yrs; trade - a dyer; Church of England; can read a little; sallow complexion; brown hair’ reddish/brown whiskers; grey eyes.
Native place of birth: West Leeds, England.
Issued with a Passholder ticket upon arrival. 18mths Probation, less 6 mths.
1852: assigned at Broadmarsh
26 July 1853: Ticket of Leave granted.
25 July 1854: Conditional Pardon approved.
9 March 1855: Free Certificate issued.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 24th July, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 421 (213). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Num