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John Baker

John Baker, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1777
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 30th July, 1819
Arrival date: 18th December, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 196
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Rod A on 31st July, 2019 wrote:

23/04/1833 - Certificate of Freedom. (Sydney Gazette & NSW Advertiser 25/04/1833).

Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 Census Index.
John Baker, age 51, T.L. Recovery, 1819, 14 years, protestant, Shoemaker, Kent St. Sydney.
Margaret Baker, age 43, F.S. Canada, 1810, 7 years, protestant.
William Baker, age 10, B.C.
Elizabeth Baker, age 6, BC.
Margt. Jun., age 4, BC.
Sophia Baker, age 2, B.C.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1777 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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