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John Chivers

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Chivers
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 20th March, 1848
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: Insubordination
Convicted at: Kirkee
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: http://search.archives.tas.gov.au page 82 Misc Conduct Book
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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 11th June, 2012 wrote:

John was charged with insubordination (striking his sergeant)and desertion. Kirkee Court Martial (presumed to be Khadki, India). Arrived VDL 1 Feb 1848 and assigned immediately to Lymington Hospital. Died at hospital 20 March 1848.
His trade was given as a bricklayer, 5’11", had served 5yrs in 10th regiment. Native Place: Orpington, Kent.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 11th June, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, term 7, convicted at 2655, occupation 77, crime 93, firstname John, surname Chivers, source http://search.archives.tas.gov.au page 82 Misc Conduct Book, date of death 1848-03-20, gender m

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