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FRENCH CONVICTS to AUCKLAND, New Zealand 1880

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from FRENCH CONVICTS from NEW CALEDONIA (Papers respecting arrival at Auckland of pardoned Communists and Criminals)
Presented to both Houses of the General Assenbly by Command of His Excellency - Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1880 Session I, A-05

The COLONIAL SECRETARY to the AGENT-GENERAL
Colonial Secretary's Office, N.Z,., Wellington, 28th February 1880

1/ Sir, I have the honor to forward herewith copies of telegrams that have passed between us respecting the arrival in New Zealand of liberated Communists and criminals from New Caledonia
2/ The circimstances which caused my telegrams were theses:- On the 8th instant, the Government received information from the Minister resident in Auckland, that the schooner "Griffin", chartered by the French Government, had arrived in the Manukau Harbour from New Caledonia ... more at above link

the List & Description of the Political and Criminal ex-prisoners on the GRIFFIN into Auckland, February 1880


NAME - COUNTRY - AGE - HEIGHT
- COMPLEXION - EYES - HAIR - BUILD
- PHYSICAL APPEARANCE & REMARKS



POLTICAN EX-PRISONERS

CAILLIEN Francois Octavien France 45 5'4"
- Very dark Dark Dark Stout
- Gentlemanly, Beard, whiskers and moustache

HENRY Nicolas France 50 5'3"
- Fresh Dark Grey Medium
- Elderly, Slight moustache and beard

HOCQUART Auguste France 45 5'7"
- Swarthy Dark Brown Brown Stout
- Gentlemanly, Full dark beard and moustache, shrugs his shoulders when speaking

HUGUENIN Simon France 49 5'10"
- Fresh Brown Br Stout
- Smart, Full dark moustache, slight growth of beard

LAHALLE Hippolyte Celestin France 43 5'10"
- Very dark Brown Black Medium
- Respectable, Moustache and beard

LEWEIDENT Henry Louis France 42 5'4"
- Fair Blue Light brown Medium
- Smart, Slight beard and moustache

PICARD Pierre France 44 5'9"
- Swarthy Grey Brown Stout
- Respectable, Moustache and beard

PLESSIS Francois Julien France 49 5'8"
- Dark Dark Grey Slight
- Smart, Moustache, no beard or whiskers

RAYER Francois France 50 5'4"
- Dark Grey Dark hair tinged with grey Medium
- Smart, Full moustache, slight beard and whiskers

VERSPEELT Bruno Belgium 54 5'3"
- Fresh Dark Grey Stout
- Elderly, Slight grey beard and moustache, wears spectacles

VILLEVAL Joseph Charles Albin Belgium 32 5'4"
- Fair Grey Dark brown Medium
- Smart and good looking, Slight moustache, no whiskers, speaks English slightly


CRIMINAL EX-PRISONERS includes OFFENCE and SENTENCE

BENJAMES Charles France 42, 5'6"
- Deserting from army 5 years
- Fair Blue Light Medium
- Respectable, Painter Moustache and beard

DAPREMONT Jean Louis France 26, 5'11"
- Assaulting a sergeant 5 years
- Fair Grey Brown Slim
- Smart, Butcher Large nose, no hair on face, good looking

GRAIGNIER Prospere France 27, 5'7"
- Assaulting an officer 5 years
- Dark Grey Dark Stout
- Smart and active, Carter Pockpitted, beard and moustache

LECA Paul Felix France 32, 5'4"
- Embezzling army money 5 years
- Dark Dark Dark Medium
- Smart, Clerk Full moustache, no beard or whiskers

LEDUE John France 38, 5'0"
- Violent assult on brother soldier 5 years
- Dark Grey Light-brown
- Slight, Ordinary Labourer Full moustache, slight beard

MELIN Pierre France 50, 2"
- Indecent assault on girl under 10 years of age 10 years
- Dark Dark Dark Slight
- Ordinary Clerk and schoolmaster Bald, was formerly a priest

PARISSE Joseph France 37, 5' 5"
- Assaulting captain of his ship, throwing him overboard 10 years
- Dark Brown Dark Stout
- Respectable, Ship's carpenter Hair turning grey, moustache and beard

PEODGNO - Fr Creole 22, 5' 5"
- Robbing with violence 20 years
- Very dark Blue Light
- Slight, Ill-looking Labourer Was a stowaway; only 2 years served of the 20 year sentence.

PERROT Antoine France 42, 5' 7"
- Larceny 5 years
- Swarthy, Grey Brown Stout
- Respectable, Mechanical engineer Scar on forehead, moustache and beard turning grey

POURAILLY Bernard Adolphe France 39, 5' 10"
- Embezzling army money 5 years
- Dark Dark Dark Stout
- Respectable, Clerk Moustache and beard

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