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John Rodley

John Rodley, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Rodley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Dyer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: York. Assizes at York
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 16th April, 1852
Arrival date: 31st July, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 291 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 421 (213). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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 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.

VDL:
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

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