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Alfred Ruff

Alfred Ruff, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 18 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alfred Ruff
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1887
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 18th March, 1837
Arrival date: 10th July, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 14
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

Anonymous on 9th April, 2012 wrote:

Alfred Ruff stole clothes and blankets from Sarah Hall - Ruff was her nephew.

1842: TOL - Maitland.
20/5/1846: Ruff was working for Peter Groughan at Hexham - on the land.
16/5/1856: On trial for Feloniously stabbing John Grimes at Windermere on the 16/2/1856 - Verdict; not guilty; discharged.
14/11/1856: Alfred Ruff charged with having maliciously cut and woulded William Palmer of Muswellbrook by striking him on the head with an axe -Veridct; guilty; sentenced to 18 months in prison with hard labour at the Parramatta Goal.

8//6/1860: Charges with Tresspassing on land to shoot wild ducks, fin ed 5 pounds and 20shillings.

1887: Died at West Maitland, aged 72.

No Marriage of children found.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1814-00-00, date of death 1887-00-00, gender m

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