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Job Strangeways, one of 230 convicts transported on the Arab, 22 February 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||15th December, 1846
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 298
||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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D Wong on 27th June, 2018 wrote:
REAL NAME HANDLEY.
STRANGEWAYS, Job 24 Mansfield York / 13 July
Housebreaking 14 years Arab, 1834 Unm; no family details
Job Strangeways was listed as 24 years old on arrival - his native place was Mansfield.
“House breaking a man named James Cavannah and Elizabeth Cavannah were tried with me, we stole Â£9 and Wearing Apparel, they were both acquitted”.
Job was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair, light hazel eyes. single, Man on horse back J. H. Pipes Bottle Glass. Balloon on rt. arm Woman 2 hearts 2 sprigs on left arm 5 Dots ben. fingr. & thumb same hand.
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. T. Critenden.
15/12/1846: Job ‘Strangaway’ died at Cocked Hat Hill - Convict/Groom. Registered at Evandale.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 27th June, 2018 made the following changes:
convicted at, alias1: Handley, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 15th December, 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime