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John Sigley

John Sigley, one of 260 convicts transported on the Adelaide, 16 April 1855

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Sigley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 18th June, 1887
Age: 69 years

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 14 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Yorkshire. Assizes York
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Adelaide
Departure date: 16th April, 1855
Arrival date: 18th July, 1855
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 144
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

Owen Sigley on 6th July, 2017 wrote:

Further details available from Freemantle jail archive. WA

Convict Changes History

Owen Sigley on 6th July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th June, 1887 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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