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John Crook

John Crook, one of 190 convicts transported on the Southworth, 21 September 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Crook
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1834
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York. East Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 21st September, 1833
Arrival date: 14th January, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 230
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th April, 2022 wrote:

1833 - Trial; 8 April 1833. Transported for “Stealing Oats”
1827 - Served 5 years for Stealing Spoons. [2 years at Penitentiary and 3 years at Woolwich.
Assault - 6 months

1834 - Indent No; 1668.

1834 - Australian Convict Transportation Registers
Noted against name. DIED; in V. D. L. October 1834.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th April, 2022 made the following changes:

date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th April, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th April, 2022 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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