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John Beveridge, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||30th January, 1882
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 90
||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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greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 wrote:
on hulk Justitia (formerly Dutch ship Zeeland)at Woolwich, transferred to Claudine & transported to van Diemen’s Land.
D Wong on 7th January, 2017 wrote:
Re-transported per ‘Argyle 1831’
National Records of Scotland:
1821: Precognition against Andrew Wilson, John Beveridge, Thomas Fleming for the crime of housebreaking and theft.
Andrew Wilson, alias Henry Wilson, silk weaver, Address: Edinburgh and Dunfermline
John Beveridge, slater, Address: Dunfermline, Fife
Thomas Fleming, alias Hamilton; Robertson, rope maker, Address: Edinburgh
John Beveridge was 25 years old on arrival. He was 5’ 7 1/2” tall, pockpitted, dark brown hair, dark grey eyes.
Married - wife and 2 children at his native place.
1827: had TOL
26/3/1829: Colonial Conviction, Hobart Town - Charged with stealing 20 lbs. of lead - sentenced to 7 years transportation to Macquarie Harbour.
1830 Muster: Absconded 1829
27/8/1831: Absconding in the Brig Cyprus - The Cyprus was on it’s way to Macquarie Harbour on the 6/8/1829 with 33 convicts, 12 soldiers some wives and children and the crew. The convicts took over the boat, marooned the other passengers along with 15 of the trusty convicts and made their way to China and then on to England. They were arrested as the ship docked.
Beveridge was re-transported aboard the Argyle in 1831 with a life sentence.
30/1/1882: John Beveridge died in Launceston under the name of Anderson, aged 88 - the cause of death was senility.
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 made the following changes:
D Wong on 7th January, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: Anderson, date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th January, 1882 (prev. 0000), crime