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Convict Record of Joseph Terry

  1. Tried at Aylesbury Assizes on 9 March 1844 and sentenced to transportation for life for rape
  2. Gaol Report: first conviction, not married. Stated this offence: rape upon Ann Pepper. Hale was the only man who had anything to do with her, I and the rest were charged as accessories. I was a soldier in the 28th regiment at the time.
  3. Terry arrived at Norfolk Island per Agincourt on 9 November 1844. He arrived in Van Diemens Land in 1847.
  4. Conduct and offences in the Colony
    1. 27 October 1846 Norfolk Island / Disobedience of orders 10 days solitary confinement
    2. 9 May 1848 Probation pass-holder
    3. 26 December 1848 Archer, Longford / Absent without leave, three days solitary
    4. 6 May 1850 Archer, Longford / Absent without leave, 7 days solitary
    5. 27 February 1851 Archer, Longford / Drunk, 4 days solitary
    6. 16 May1854 Ticket of Leave
    7. 3 April 1855 Ticket of Leave revoked
    8. 4 September 1855 Ticket of leave restored, absence accounted for.
    9. 22 July 1856 Conditional Pardon
  5. Description:
    1. Trade: Farm labourer, bullock driver
    2. Height: 510
    3. Age: 22
    4. Complexion: dark
    5. Head: narrow
    6. Hair: black
    7. Visage: long
    8. Forehead: narrow
    9. Eyebrows: dark
    10. Eyes: grey
    11. Nose: long
    12. Mouth: large
    13. Chin: large
    14. Native Place: near Buckingham
    15. Not Married
    16. Church of England
    17. Can read and write a little (CON 33/83)
  6. In the 1867-68 Directory of Tasmania a Joseph and John Terry were living in Deloraine.