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John Adams, one of 264 convicts transported on the Earl Gray, 04 October 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 236. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Nell Murphy on 5th January, 2018 wrote:
John ADAMS was convicted at Stafford, England on 19 Oct 1841 for stealing chickens. Convicted before, bad habits and connections. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Earl Grey’ 1843.
Married man - wife Ellen, 4 children.
Aged 36 yrs
5’9 3/4” height
Native place: Bowers Parish of Standon.
13 mths Probation Period.
28 July 1846: Ticket of Leave granted.
24 Oct 1848: Free Certificate issued.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 5th January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 236. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 23