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John Coyle, one of 270 convicts transported on the Duchess of Northumberland, 01 October 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 223 (113)
||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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D Wong on 4th July, 2015 wrote:
National Archives of Scotland:
Precognition against John Coyle for the crime of theft, habit and repute, and previous conviction.
John Coyle, alias Kyle, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years
John Coyle, alias Kyle, piecer, Address: Calton, Glasgow.
Medical journal of the Duchess of Northumberland, convict ship, for 20 September 1842 to 26 January 1843:
John Coyle, aged 20, prisoner; sick or hurt, dysentery; put on sick list, 2 November 1842, discharged 19 November 1842 cured.
John Coyle was 20 yeas old on arrival, his native place was Glasgow.
John was 5’4 ½” tall, could read, single RC., sallow complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes.
Brothers: James, Arthur, Peter
Sisters: Mary and Ann – at native place.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th July, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Kyle (alias) (prev. Kyle (Alias)), date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime