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John Bloxidge

John Bloxidge, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bloxidge
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1897
Age: 77 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 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick (Birmingham) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 8th July, 1840
Arrival date: 18th November, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 206. NSW, Convict Pardons (HO 10/55) and Convict Register, Conditional Pardons (Reel:796; Roll No.1250) and TOL (Series:NRS 12202; Item:4/4216)
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

Iris Dunne on 2nd February, 2018 wrote:

Tried: 5 July 1839
Ticket of Leave No.49/4 in 2 January 1849, Prisoner’s No. 40/2051

Conditional Pardon No.53/52, aged 33, Birth Year 1820, Occupation: Gun & Pistol Finisher, Offence: Highway Robbery

D Wong on 3rd February, 2018 wrote:

6/7/1839 Birmingham Journal West Midlands, England:

D Wong on 3rd February, 2018 wrote:

6/7/1839 Birmingham Journal West Midlands, England:
SECOND COURT,
John Bloxidge and John Willock, assaulting John Wigley, and robbing him.

Married or living with Mary/Margaret - no marriage date found, no children found on the NSW BDM - there was another John Bloxidge who married and had children in the 1890’s in Annandale.

Sands Directory 1869:
Living at 32 Essex Street, Sydney, a Tinsmith.

14/4/1875 Evening News, Sydney:
John and Margaret Bloxidge, for being drunk and disorderly in Essex Street, were each fined 10s. with 5s 6d court costs, or to go to gaol for four days.

10/7/1897 The Sydney Morning Herald;
BLOXIDGE. - The FRIENDS of the late Mr. JOHN BLOXIDGE are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral ; to move from his residence, Prospect Cottage, Wells-street, Annandale, THIS (Saturday) AFTERNOON, ΒΌ to 2 o’clock. for Stanmore station, thence to Necropolis.

Convict Changes History

Hunter on 2nd February, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 2nd February, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 206. NSW, Convict Pardons (HO 10/55) and Convict Register, Conditional Pardons (Reel:796; Roll No.1250) and TOL (Series:NRS 12202; Item:4/4216) (prev

D Wong on 3rd February, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 1897 (prev. 0000)

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