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John Brown

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to unknown

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: unknown
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=8037
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:

John Brown was transported on the ‘Minerva’ departing 22 Dec 1817, arriving van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) 7 June 1818.
Convict no. 8037.
John was convicted July 1817 for Highway Robbery - Life sentence.

Colonial Offences:
15/10/1821 Drunk & disorderly - Reprimanded and discharged.
04/05/1824 Refuse to obey Magistrate - forfeit Ticket of Leave and returned to P.A.
06/08/1830 Absent from quarterly Muster - admonished.

Conditional Pardon 403 21/08/1832

There is a record of a John Brown per Minerva, married to convict Mary Lynch (Morley)1831 Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes:

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

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