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John Biffin, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
30th September, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 219 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 332.
Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Lavinia on 21st June, 2012 wrote:
Date of Trial: 20 March 1816
Native place: Shropshire
Occupation: Black and White Smith
Height: 22 years
Age: 5 ft Â½ in
Complex: Dark pale
Vessel: Lord Eildon
Arrived: Sydney 30 September 1817
Source: Source: James McClelland’s ‘Convicts Arriving in Australia’ January to June 1817 Book 33.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 31st March, 2013 wrote:
John was transferred to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Elizabeth Henrietta’ arriving 01/04/1818.
Convict Changes History
Lavinia on 21st June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1794-00-00, gender m
Carol Axton-Thompson on 31st March, 2013 made the following changes: