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John Avery, one of 400 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 04 January 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th June, 1834
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 262
||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 25th April, 2017 wrote:
John AVERY was convicted at Kent, England on 6 April 1832 for stealing 3 sheep skins. Convicted before. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Moffatt’ arriving 9 May 1834.
Single man. Stated he had lived by buying and selling rabbit skins and travelling around Kent for the last 20 yrs.Prior to that had been at sea. Had lived as a child by pilfering.
Ship Surgeon’s report: “well behaved”.
Clear Conduct Record.
12 June 1834: Died in the H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 25th April, 2017 made the following changes:
date of death: 12th June, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime