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John Stickland

John Stickland, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Stickland
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farm servant
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dorset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 25th July, 1835
Arrival date: 12th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 118
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

D Wong on 3rd September, 2013 wrote:

John Stickland was transported for “Stealing Wool”.

1836: Absconded from Thomas Collins at Bankstown and apprehended in December, 1836.  Assigned to the Gaol in Sydney in 1837.

August 1839: Again absconded from Collins.

John was 5’6” ruddy complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, chin declining, large round scar on outer angle of right leg, slight scar on ball of right thumb.

5/7/1843: COF.

Convict Changes History

Rahen Govender on 8th March, 2013 made the following changes:


Rahen Govender on 8th March, 2013 made the following changes:

firstname Dylan (prev. John), occupation, crime

D Wong on 3rd September, 2013 made the following changes:

firstname John (prev. Dylan), gender, occupation, crime

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