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John Tilley

John Tilley, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Tilley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 6th March, 1785
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1st August, 1855
Age: 70 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 6th April, 1824
Arrival date: 27th July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 146
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

SARAH JANE WARREN on 30th June, 2019 wrote:

Misdemeanor under gaming laws caught poaching pheasants on the Duke of Richmond’s Estate with his brother Edward Tilly

Convict Changes History

SARAH JANE WARREN on 30th June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 6th March, 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st August, 1855 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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