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John Black

John Black, one of 208 convicts transported on the Lady Harewood, 24 March 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Black
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 8th December, 1836
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Harewood
Departure date: 24th March, 1829
Arrival date: 28th July, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

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)

VDL:
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

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