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life span was 60 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th December, 2012 wrote:
John Towner was convicted at Dublin City on 01/01/1844 for stealing a pr of boots. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.
Native Place: New York. Able seaman. Single. Aged 26yrs.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th February, 2013 wrote:
Gaol Report: well conducted
Ship Surgeon’s Report: very good. Clothesman.
Roman Catholic; read & write; 5’4 1/2”; sallow complexion; sandy hair; blue eyes.
Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Buckland, 15mths. Emerged 24/11/1845.
4/9 - 20/09/1845: hospital
Assignments: Buckland, Lovely Banks, Brune (Bruny) Island, Broadmarsh, Richmond, Jerusalem.
13/06/1848: Ticket of Leave
28/07/1857: Free Certificate
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th December, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1818, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime