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John Shipley

John Shipley, one of 170 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 24 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Shipley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 24th November, 1828
Arrival date: 20th April, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries (CON31-1-38, Image 339)&(CON18-1-8, Image 90)&(POL220/1/1, p.45). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 537 (270)
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

Iris Dunne on 25th August, 2020 wrote:

Conduct Record: Tried 31 July 1828, Transported for sheep stealing, Single, Pardoned 15 June 1847
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-38$init=CON31-1-38P339
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON32-1-1$init=CON32-1-1P114

Description List: aged 21, Trade Stone Mason
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON18-1-8$init=CON18-1-8P90

John Shipley departed Launceston, Tasmania on 2 November 1848, on ship Raven, with a Conditional Pardon, bound to Port Phillip
https://stors.tas.gov.au/POL220-1-1$init=POL220-1-1P023

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 25th August, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries (CON31-1-38, Image 339)&(CON18-1-8, Image 90)&(POL220/1/1, p.45). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 537 (270) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll

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