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John Lindsay Crawford

John Lindsay Crawford, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Lindsay Crawford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Earl Spencer
Departure date: May, 1813
Arrival date: 9th October, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 102
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

John McGowan on 25th October, 2013 wrote:

On 9 January 1812, the subject John Lindsay Crawford along with James Bradley appeared at Edinburgh High Court on a libel for forging deeds (no detail). Due to the absence of witnesses the case was deferred until 3 February. Subsequently found guilty and both transported for 14 years. See Scots Magazine (1812)Vol.74 p 73 and McGowan, John (2013) A New Civic Order: The contribution of the City of Edinburgh Police, 1805-1812, p 269 and p 314.

Convict Changes History

John McGowan on 25th October, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, crime

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