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John Snape

John Snape, one of 160 convicts transported on the Southworth, 23 June 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Snape
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 23rd June, 1830
Arrival date: 19th October, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 388. Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 13th September, 2019 wrote:

John SNAPE was convicted at Lancaster, England on 13 Jan 1830 for steaing - a shawl. Convicted once before and bad connections. 14 yr transportation sentence. Hulk report: “orderly”. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Southworth’ arriving 19 Oct 1830.

Single man; labourer; aged 20 yrs; 5’2 1/4” height; brown hair; brown eyes.

Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work services. Several records of misconduct and punishments. Absconded.
1835: Sent to Port Arthur penal settlement.
22 March 1839: Ticket of Leave granted.
21 Jan 1847: Certificate of Freedom issued.

(N.B. There is another person named John SNAPE, a convict in the Colony abt the same time)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 13th September, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 388. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 388), date of birth: 1

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