Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) – Absconded Convict List 22nd February 1827

Principal Superintendent of Convict’s
Office, 22d of February 1827.

40. Ann Darter, Mary, five feet one-and-a-half, brown hair, brown eyes, aged 36, servant, tried at the Old Bailey, April 1822, life, native place St. Sepulchre’s, absconded from the service of Dr Bromley, 17th Feb. 1827.

55. Jane Cefender, Brothers, five feet four, dark hair, dark eyes, aged 26, dress-maker, tried at Chester April 5, 1823, life, native place Whitehaven, absconded from the service of Dr Bromley 17th Feb. 1827.

Mary Ann Jarvis, Henry, five feet, sandy hair, light blue eyes, aged 26, servant, tried at Surrey, March 31, 1823, seven years, native of London, absconded from the service of Mr S. Gatehouse, 19th January 1827.

Mary Ann Rooney, Midas, five feet three quarters, brown hair, grey eyes, aged 28, hawker, tried at Cærnarvon, March, 1825, seven years, native of Dublin, absconded from the service of Mr P. Graham, 12th Feb. 1827.

450. Thomas Shurely, Caledonia (2) five feet five-and-a-half, brown hair, hazel eyes, aged 31, labourer, tried at Bucks, March, 1822, life, native place Hampstead, absconded from the Public Works, Launceston, Feb. 19th 1827.

330. Richard Holdgate, Countess of Harcourt, five feet, brown hair, grey eyes, aged 25, brass founder, tried at Westminster, September, 1820, 7 years, native place London, absconded from the Public Works, Launceston, 19th Feb 1827.

236. Philip Levy, Morley, five feet, brown hair, dark eyes, aged 21, spectacle maker, tried at London, May, 1822, life, native of London, absconded from the Public Works, Launceston, Feb. 19th 1827.

262. John Gunn, Claudine, five feet four-and-a-half, light brown hair, light hazel eyes, aged 22, horse-breaker, tried at Inverness, April, 1221 [1821], 14 years, native place Dornoch, absconded from the service of Mr Hugh Murray.

583. John Harding, Asia, five feet eight, brown hair, light hazel eyes, aged 28, farmers’ labourer, tried at Aylesbury, February, 1823, 7 years, native place Beaconsfield, absconded from the service of Jocelyn Thomas, Esq.

19. Edward Isaacson, Phoenix, five feet seven, dark brown hair, dark grey eyes, aged 28, sawyer, tried at Cambridge, August, 1821, 7 years, native of Soam, absconded from Public Works at Berch’s Bay.

507. Charles Willetts, Competitor, five feet one, flaxen hair, light grey eyes, aged 22, blacksmith, tried at Stafford, 16th of October, 1822, 7 years, native of Brewood, absconded from the Prisoners’ Barracks, 2d of January, 1827.

Ann Farrell, Henry, absconded from the service of Mr Hobbs, 16th of November, 1826. 

694. John Beasley, Sir Godfrey Webster, five feet three, dark brown hair, grey eyes, 18, shoemaker, tried at Middlesex, July 1821, life, native of Cambridge, absconded from the Public Works, South Esk Pant, Feb. 1827.

JOHN LAKELAND,
Principal Superintendent of Convicts.

Source:  The Hobart Town Gazette. Saturday, February 24, 1827. Volume XII. Number 564.

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