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John Brett

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Reaper
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Meath
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 3rd September, 1822
Arrival date: 21st December, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 11th October, 2013 wrote:

John Brett was 33 years old, his occupation was a Thresher/Reaper and his native place was Tirawley, Ireland.

1825: Government employ, Emu Plains.
1825: On lists of convicts employed by Archibald Bell.
22/1/1825: William Price of Richmond wished to have Brett assigned to him.
1/3/1825: Re request of his assignment to William Price.

Was then assigned to John Henry Stead and George Stevens in around Queanbeyan in 1845.

11/12/1829: Permission to marry Jane Williams 18 and born in the Colony, John was 40.  They married in 1829 at St Matthew’s, Windsor.  Found no issue.

1843: TOL Queanbeyan
1845: TOL Queanbeyan.

3/4/1852: TOL Cancelled for being absent from his district of Queanbeyan.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th October, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1789, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 6th November, 2016 made the following changes:

firstname: John (prev. Brett), surname: Brett (prev. John)

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