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John Camby

John Camby, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Camby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Ropemaker
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 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Lancaster Liverpool Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 3rd July, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 150
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

D Wong on 23rd September, 2017 wrote:

26/10/1836: Sydney Gazette:
John Camby, aged 22, Liverpool, rope maker’s boy, 5’0½” tall, ruddy freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, small scar under inner part of right eyebrow, LCHA inside lower right arm, sun inside lower left arm, five blue dots back of ball of left thumb, scar on forefinger, and blue ring middle finger of left hand, large scar cap of left knee, scar inside small of left leg.
Absconded from J.S. Rodd, Bathurst, since October 7.

16/12/1841: COF

1858: Probable marriage: Married Mary Ann Dempsey at Bathurst.

Bathurst Free Press & Mining Journal – 1850 – 1860
(Births, Deaths, Marriages, Funerals, Selected Notices & Inquests)
– sorted by Surname
Camby John Bathurst 1858 06 30
Camby Mary Ann Bathurst 1858 06 30

No children listed on NSW BDM - also no deaths.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd September, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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