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John Byfield, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 20 January 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 222. Linc, Conduct Record (CON31/1/3)
||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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Fiona Huskinson on 12th May, 2018 wrote:
married Julia Lackey 25 February 1845
married Eliza Sarah Chant (nee Woodhall) 20 September 1882
had six children to Eliza between 1867 and 1873 (note before they were married) - Emma Ann, Alice Elizabeth, Herbert Sydney, Rosina Amelia, James Christopher Rhueben and Ada May.
Johns occupation on all official documents noted as a plaster in VDL.
Iris Dunne on 31st May, 2018 wrote:
Conduct Record: Transported for Larceny, Free Certificate No.545 in 1845
https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/all/search/results?qu=john&qu=byfield&qf=NI_SHIP_FACET Ship+(Names+Index) Elphinstone Elphinstone+||+Elphinstone+(1) Elphinstone+(1)
Convict Changes History
Alison Bond on 28th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1817, crime
Alison Bond on 29th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1886, gender, crime
Iris Dunne on 31st May, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 222. Linc, Conduct Record (CON31/1/3) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 222)