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John Brown, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th December, 1830
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 461 (233)
||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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D Wong on 28th September, 2013 wrote:
John Brown was 30 years old according to the trial record of the Old Bailey. On the 15/4/1830, John feloniously broke into and entered the dwelling house of Alfred Carter, at St Martin in the Fields and stole 1 sheet 5s., 100 pairs of boots £25 and 250 pairs of shoes £50 and 7 pairs of clogs £2. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to death.
5/12/1830: From the ship’s medical list: John Brown age 39?? a careworn looking man whose appearance indicates him having been in better circumstances of other convicts died of phthisis (tuberculosis).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 28th September, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1800, date of death 5th December, 1830, gender, crime