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John Brooks

John Brooks, one of 160 convicts transported on the Layton, 13 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brooks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 13th June, 1827
Arrival date: 9th October, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 211 (107)
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

Maureen Withey on 19th April, 2021 wrote:

Tasmanian Records.
Convict Conduct Record.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-1$init=CON31-1-1p343
No. 979. John Brooks, Layton, Tried 25 March 1826, 14 years. Transported for Housebreaking, stealing wearing apparel. Mrs Brooks keeps a lodging house, I lived with my mother last. 
Conditional Pardon, No. 1547. 20 Dec 183?7
Free Cert. No 490/1840
See record for further information.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 19th April, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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