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John Lindsay Crawford
John Lindsay Crawford, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813
Name, Aliases & Gender
||John Lindsay Crawford
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
9th October, 1813
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 102
||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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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: