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John Black, one of 208 convicts transported on the Lady Harewood, 24 March 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||8th December, 1836
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 9th July, 2017 wrote:
John BLACK was convicted at Salop Assizes, Shropshire, England on 30 July 1828 for house breaking. Previous convictions for stealing geese. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the Lady Harwood arriving 1829.
Single man; a baker; aged 20yrs; 5’2 1/4”; dark complexion; dark brown hair; grey eyes.
Native place of Birth: Roscommon, Ireland. (ref. Indent record)
Assigned to work service.
22 Nov 1831: Mr. Watson - neglect of duty & insolence. Admonished & Discharged.
3 Aug 1836: Mr. Watson - misconduct in making a complaint against his Master. 48 lashes.
8 Dec 1836: Died in the service of Mr. Watson, Sorell, VDL. Aged 28yrs, transported per Lady Harewood. Death ref: 34/1/1 no. 4692.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 9th July, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22), d