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John Capewell, one of 220 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 03 March 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/48, page 190 & 191. NSW & Tasmania Convict Pardons HO10/53. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 7 ( 5)
||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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Lois Pallister on 6th October, 2020 wrote:
John was a son of a farmer in Milwich, Staffordshire.
Not yet certain this is his death record but think it is:
Death PlaceNew South Wales
Registration PlaceTumut,New South Wales
Iris Dunne on 6th October, 2020 wrote:
Criminal Register: aged 16, Trial Midsummer 1834, Offence Larceny in a Dwelling House, Sentence: No Prosecution
Criminal Register: aged 16, Trial Summer Assizes 1834, Offence House breaking, Sentence: Transportation for Life
Index: aged 16, Single, Farmer’s boy
Pardons 1842-1845, Tried 22 July 1834
Convict Changes History
Lois Pallister on 6th October, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
Iris Dunne on 6th October, 2020 made the following changes:
source: England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/48, page 190 & 191. NSW & Tasmania Convict Pardons HO10/53. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 7 ( 5) (prev. Australian Joint Copying P