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John Wrigley, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th February, 1854
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 408. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th May, 2014 wrote:
John Wrigley was convicted at Manchester on 10/10/1849 for stealing tools. 7yr sentence. Gaol report: Good.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’ arriving 31/07/1852.
Native Place: Manchester.
Aged 24yrs; carter; single; Church of England; can read & write; 5’7”.
Appointed a Constable at Ross, Tasmania.
17/01/1854: Ticket of Leave, for meritorious service.
Died at hospital, Ross on 14/02/1854.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th May, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 408. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 408), dat