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John Britton, one of 210 convicts transported on the Augusta Jessie, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 446. 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 23rd October, 2017 wrote:
John BRITTON was convicted at Essex on 1 July 1834 for stealing wool. Edmund/Edward Britton was also convicted. Gaol Report” bad, previously convicted with a transportation sentence in 1816 for stealing flour - served 4 yrs 9 mths at Bermuda.
Married man, wife Mary & 7 children. At Great Barton.
Work assignments in the Colony.
1840: at New Norfolk, VDL.
Conditional Pardon approved 21 Sept 1847.
12 July 1853: Departure from Van Diemen’s Land per the ship ‘Yarra Yarra’ for Melbourne, Victoria, steerage passenger. (Ship to Colony - ‘Augusta Jessie’) (ref. 220/1/3 no. 232)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 23rd October, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 446. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 446),