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John Baker, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 289 (147)
||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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Anonymous on 14th November, 2011 wrote:
He was living in a brothel in Exeter, Devon, with a woman called Elizabeth Cornish (who was calling herself Mrs Baker) and a prostitute called Grace Bryant. All three were convicted of robbing a farmer called Langham who died overnight in an alleyway after being dumped there, possibly drugged, and all three were transported.
Leonie Dolley on 12th April, 2013 wrote:
On his record just says drowned no location 21\4\1839.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th June, 2021 wrote:
Appropriation Lists of Convicts
Trade or calling; Farmer, Ploughman & Cattle Farrier
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 14th November, 2011 made the following changes:
Leonie Dolley on 12th April, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1839, crime
Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th June, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), occupation