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John Shipley

John Shipley, one of 250 convicts transported on the Candahar, 26 March 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Shipley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Blacksmith
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 7 years

Crime: Handling stolen goods
Convicted at: Warwick, Birmingham Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Candahar
Departure date: 26th March, 1842
Arrival date: 20th July, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 250 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries (CON18-1-31, Image 137)&(CON33-1-23, Image 207). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 55 (29)
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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patricia borrello on 25th August, 2020 wrote:

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Iris Dunne on 25th August, 2020 wrote:

Description List: aged 33, Trade Smith
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON18-1-31$init=CON18-1-31P137

Conduct Record: aged 33, Trade Blacksmith, Tried 22 Oct. 1841, Protestant, can read, Transported for stealing a candlestick and other articles and former conviction, Married, Cert. 26 Oct. 1849
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-23$init=CON33-1-23P207

Convict Changes History

patricia borrello on 25th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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

source: Tasmanian Libraries (CON18-1-31, Image 137)&(CON33-1-23, Image 207). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 55 (29) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Pie

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