sentenced to transportation for life for his part in the theft.
Groom from Yorkshire. Certificate of Freedom issued
Married horse-dealer from Northamptonshire. Assigned to
John Brown, Bathurst
Fifteen year old farmer's
boy. One of five convicts from the Royal Sovereign who was assigned to Thomas Icely
was born in Compton Dando. In march 1835 he was sentenced to transportation for life for
housebreaking. On arrival he was assigned W. Bayliss.
In 1838 the following Notice appeared in the New South Wales Government Gazette:
Ludlow alias Ludwell,
John per Royal Sovereign. aged 32. Somersetshire, marine, 5' 8 1/4 " sallow
and pockpitted complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, raised mole right side of upper
lip, mermaid inside lower right arm, blue ring middle finger of right hand,
and scar back of hand mark of a wound on left knee. absconded from
Boughton, Paterson since 26th November. He was on the run for five
months before he was captured.
He was issued
with a ticket of leave for the district of Paterson in 1844 and a
conditional pardon in 1848.