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John Beard, one of 240 convicts transported on the William Metcalf, 23 May 1834
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 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 370
||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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D Wong on 12th August, 2018 wrote:
19/10/1833 Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England:
To be Transported. — John Beard, seven years, stealing shoes, at Fradley.
John Beard was listed as 19 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place: W Litchford.
John was single, 5’8” tall, brown hair and eyes, dark complexion.
1835: Assigned to Mr. John Archer.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 12th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime