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John Bryant

John Bryant, one of 160 convicts transported on the Earl St Vincent, 20 April 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bryant
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Earl St Vincent
Departure date: 20th April, 1826
Arrival date: 13th August, 1826
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 14
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 9th July, 2019 wrote:

Salisbury Journal, Monday, July 25, 1825.
The business of the Summer Assizes for the county of Wilts, commenced at our Council Chamber on Monday last, ...The following prisoners were tried, and sentenced as under : DEATH….John Bryant, for stealing a lamb from a fold at Bratton, the property of Henry Scott. ...All the above prisoners have been reprieved

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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