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John Busby, one of 330 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 02 April 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th September, 1838
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
2nd April, 1838
8th August, 1838
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 329 other convicts
||Jacksons Oxford Journal - 9th September 1837
||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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Linda King on 7th March, 2015 wrote:
He was removed from the County Prison to the Ganymede hulk at Woolwich to await transportation.
D Wong on 10th March, 2015 wrote:
4/9/1838: John died aged 23 at the Sydney Hospital.
The Lord Lyndoch arrived on the 8th August 1838, so less than a month later, John was dead
Convict Changes History
Linda King on 7th March, 2015 made the following changes:
source: Jacksons Oxford Journal - 9th September 1837 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 233 (118))
D Wong on 10th March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th September, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m