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John Stainland

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Stainland
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,144,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th December, 2012 wrote:

John Stainland was convicted at Dublin City on 11/01/1844 for stealing a watch & handkerchief, from Sgt. McMillan of 34th Regiment. William Warren (also k/a George ###). 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2013 wrote:

Gaol Report: well conducted
Ship Surgeon’s Report: very good, overseer.

Native Place: Sheffield, England

Aged 21yrs; 5’7 1/2”; single man; read & write; Protestant; tile cutter before entering army (34th Regiment for 5yrs); stout made.

Mother: Ellen
Brothers: Charles & Aaron
Sisters: Ellen, Eliza & Louisa

Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Browns River, 12mths. Emerged 28/09/1845.

minor misconduct however received imprisonment and hard labour.

Assignments at: Richmond, Broadmarsh, Clarence Plains.

Ticket of Leave 09/10/1849
Free Certificate 09/05/1857

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th December, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1822, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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