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John Rose (1788–1855)

John Rose was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Somersetshire in 1814. His occupation was given as labourer. He was described as being 5 feet 10½ inches (178 cms) tall with a fair complexion, brown hair and hazel eyes.

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Wiltshire, England


1 April, 1855 (aged ~ 67)
Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years