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John Thomas Cummins
John Thomas Cummins, one of 240 convicts transported on the Canton, 20 September 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
||John Thomas Cummins
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Central Criminal Court
20th September, 1839
12th January, 1840
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 240 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 91 (47)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2022 wrote:
1839 - 13 May. Trial.
Offence; Stealing a letter from the Post Office
Status; Married - 1 child
1839 - 3 June. Received on board the “York” moored at Gosport. Aged; 27 years
1840 - 27 July. Died in V.D.L.
1840 - 1 August. Buried in the Parish of Trinity
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2022 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation