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John Byron

John Byron, one of 250 convicts transported on the Larkins, 24 July 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Byron
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Constable
Date of Death: 10th February, 1852
Age: 55 years

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 unknown

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: unknown
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 24th July, 1817
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: James McClelland's book 'Convicts arriving in 1817' NSW Archives, convict records
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

GREGORY WILLIAMS on 15th June, 2013 wrote:

Constable in Sydney and later posted to Tasmania.
Married Isabella Pocock in Hobart in 1832. They had eight children.
He is buried at St John’s Catholic Church Richmond Tasmania

Convict Changes History

GREGORY WILLIAMS on 15th June, 2013 made the following changes:

term 00 years, source, date of birth 1797, date of death 10th February, 1852, gender, occupation, crime

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