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John Wale, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||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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Jo Macdonald on 23rd September, 2013 wrote:
Convicted of Shooting born in Walsgrave on Sowe, Warwickshire, England.
Conditional Pardon 15 Feb 1849 Sydney, New South Wales. Was a married man with 4 sons in England.
D Wong on 24th September, 2013 wrote:
John Wale was 54 years old when convicted at the Old Bailey for “Breaking the Peace/Wounding”, when he shot at Thomas Hughes, and his defence was that he was drunk and did’nt know what he was doing.
John was married with 9 children (according to trial records), and was a Captain of one the vessels of Messrs Robins & Co., No. 5 Wharf, Paddington, and had worked for them for about 15 years.
1844: TOL Port Stephens
1844: Bank warrant
1868: John died at Port Stephens aged 86.
Convict Changes History
Jo Macdonald on 23rd September, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1781, occupation
D Wong on 24th September, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1868, gender, crime