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Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record
« on: Sunday 04 October 20 06:48 BST (UK) »
I've attempted to transcribe - but can't make out a few bits of text... can you help with it.
ALso interested in some of the abbreviations.. some I have transcribed.

Transported for Felony. Gaol ____ unknown Hulk _____
Stated his offence stealing ducks Single
June 11 1830 R Willis/Repeated insolence & neglect of duty, 25 lashes and returned to his duty ___ (J Simpson) Sept 4 1830 Willis/ Neglect of duty & general misconduct 3 months Deep Gully Chain Gang (J Simpson) July 24 1832 R Willis/ General misconduct _______ refusing to get up in the morning - 50 lashes & returned to his master / J Simpson / Oct 8 1832 R Willis / Neglect of duty & insolence 75 lashes & returned to his master / P A M  _  J  E / Sept 2 1833 R Willis / Gross disobedience absent without leave ___ Ch Gang Bridgewater and to be returned to his master/ W Gray / March 18 1834 Ch G Bridgewater / Stealing a shirt the property of the Gov___ ____ for Trial / E D / June 9 1835 Cook ______ / ____________________ out of the Cook _________ ______ and hard labour 12 months in a Chain Gang / BB / Town Surveyor Chain Gang vide Lieut Gov Decision 18 June 1835 Aug 31 1835 No 2 Ch Gang / Gambling on the 31st of August Reprieved / AM Oct 24th 1835 No 2 Ch G / Hoarding a loaf of bread concealed under his jacket for which he cannot satisfactorily account Tread Wheel for 6 days sentence remitted / W Gunner/ Nov 20th 1835 P W / Being absent from the Prisoner Barracks without leave, Tread Wheel 6 days/ WG

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Re: Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 04 October 20 07:06 BST (UK) »
Just posting a link which makes it easier to enlarge.

https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-16

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Re: Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 04 October 20 07:11 BST (UK) »
Transported for Felony. Gaol report unknown. Hulk report very bad.  Single.

25 lashes and returned to his duty (Jas. Simpson)

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Re: Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 04 October 20 07:30 BST (UK) »
Thanks Debra - quick job
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Re: Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 04 October 20 07:54 BST (UK) »
Worked out some abbreviations - magistrates names
BB - Benjamin Bayley
PAM & JE - Peter Archer Mulgrave & J Evans
ED - Edward Dumaresq
AM - A Mundy

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Re: Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 04 October 20 15:06 BST (UK) »
A few more words:

...Idleness & refusing to get up...

...June 9: 1835 Cook to R(oa)d P(ar)ty / [?] [Flour?] out of the Cook ho(use):  Imp(risonmen)t and hard labor 12 Months in a Cha(in) G(ang)...

Mention of road party/road parties (albeit in NSW) here:

https://guides.sl.nsw.gov.au/c.php?g=671842&p=4729270

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Re: Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record
« Reply #6 on: Monday 05 October 20 12:11 BST (UK) »
brilliant thanks for your efforts - really appreciated.