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John Capewell

John Capewell, one of 220 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 03 March 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Capewell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Westmoreland
Departure date: 3rd March, 1835
Arrival date: 15th July, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts

References

Primary 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)
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

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:
NameJohn Capell
Death Date1863
Death PlaceNew South Wales
Registration Year1863
Registration PlaceTumut,New South Wales
Registration Number6067

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

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