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John Blackwell

John Blackwell, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Blackwell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 20th March, 1850
Age: 17 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 142
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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A. Follower on 10th January, 2020 wrote:

c1833: Stated aged 16, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “File 16, AJCP Reel: 92, Convict Transportation Registers, 1787 - 1870”, Page 142]

30-Mar-1846: Indicted for stealing 1 carriage-lamp, value 1l., the goods of Richard Fowler. GUILTY. Aged 16.— Recommended to mercy by the Jury — Confined One Month.

[Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 January 2020), May 1846, trial of JOHN BLACKWELL WILLIAM HILL (t18460330-987)]

11-May-1846: Indicted for breaking and entering the warehouse of John Aitkin, on the 4th of April, at Bermondsey, and stealing 125 skins of leather, value 10l., his property; and that Blackwell had been before 4b convicted of felony.

[Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 January 2020), May 1846, trial of JOHN BLACKWELL WILLIAM HILL (t18460511-1190)]

30-Sep-1849: Detained on the Prison Hulk, York, at Gosport.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)”, York Convict Hulk at Gosport, Page 58]

20-Mar-1850: Died at sea during the voyage of the Bangalore to Moreton Bay, Australia.

[Dr W.S.B. Jones, Surgeon, “Journal of Her Majesty’s Convict Ship Bangalore”, Photographed from copy in Qld. State Library. Dated 4 January 1851]

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 10th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1833 (prev. 0000), date of death: 20th March, 1850 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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