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John Adair

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Adair
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Weaver/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Castle Forbes
Departure date: 3rd October, 1819
Arrival date: 4th March, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 29 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd October, 2012 wrote:

John Adair was convicted at Dublin on 18 May 1819 - 7yr sentence. He was transported on the ‘Castle Forbes’, voyage 7a, departing 3 Oct 1819, arriving van Diemen’s Land 4 Mar 1820.

Convict no. 102.
Age 24yrs; Native Pace - Co.Antrim; weaver/labourer; 5’8”; Sandy brown hair; hazel eyes; fair complexion. Quiet.

09/01/1826: Being in Launceston with a pass - Reprimand.
11/03/1830: Drunk & disorderly on the street - Fined 5/-.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd October, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1796, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th October, 2012 made the following changes:


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