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John Tansley

John Tansley, one of 272 convicts transported on the Perseus and Coromandel, January 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Tansley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 4th January, 1812
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Perseus and Coromandel
Departure date: January, 1802
Arrival date: 14th August, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 305 (152)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th April, 2020 wrote:

Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: John Tansley
Death Date: 1812
Death Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1812
Registration Place: Liverpool, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18122806 2A
Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011
No 4. John Fansley Convict of Ship Corommandel 1st aged 36 years of this Parish from drowning in the George River, Not buried in Consecreted Grounds. Jan 4th 1812.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1776 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th January, 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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