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John Curtis

John Curtis, one of 156 convicts transported on the Arab, 03 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Curtis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1822
Age: 25 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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 3rd July, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 181 (91)
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 13th May, 2021 wrote:

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 500
Name; John Curtis
Ship arrived by; Arab
To whom assigned/Occupation; DECEASED

New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records,
Age; 25. [1797]

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th July, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Parish of St David’s,  Hobart Town in the County of Buckingham Year 1822
No; 632
Name;  John Curtis
When Died; 1822, 21 Dec
When buried; 1822, 23 Dec
Age; 26 years
Ship’s Name; Arab
Quality or profession. Convict.
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; R Knopwood

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1822 (prev. 1826)

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