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John Chave, one of 300 convicts transported on the General Hewett, August 1813
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 121 (62)
||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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Charmaine Hardy on 25th January, 2020 wrote:
Married Ann Smith (nee Williams aka Fishburn) 2 Aug 1830, Windsor, New South Wales.
D Wong on 26th January, 2020 wrote:
7th April 1813
Verdict Guilty > pleaded guilty
JOHN CHAVE was indicted, for that he, on the 16th of February, had in his custody and possession, divers forged bank notes, he knowing them to be forged.
To this indictment the prisoner pleaded
Transported for Fourteen Years.
John was born at Tiverton, Devonshire.
C1827: Had a relationship with Margaret Kelsey (Mary Anne 1822) - no marriage found on the NSW BDM.
1828 Census: John was 52, free by servitude, shoemaker, Windsor.
Mary/Margaret Kelsey, 40, free by servitude.
2/8/1830: aged 56, married Ann Williams.
March 1838: John Chave died at Windsor, NSW, aged 64.
Convict Changes History
Charmaine Hardy on 25th January, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1777 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 26th January, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1774 (prev. 1777)