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John Sheldon, one of 176 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 12 August 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 462
||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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AaronRichard on 13th August, 2016 wrote:
May have been a brother of William Sheldon (Medway 1821).
Convicted of theft (stealing a silk handkerchief), had previously been convicted of Housebreaking.
Sentence extended twice, although eventually received free certificate. May have emigrated to Port Phillip in late 1840s.
Convict Changes History
AaronRichard on 13th August, 2016 made the following changes: