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John Curtis

John Curtis, one of 142 convicts transported on the John Barry, 30 April 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Curtis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 22nd February, 1801
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 25th March, 1878
Age: 77 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 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Berks Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 30th April, 1819
Arrival date: 26th September, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 146 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 145 (74). UK, Prison Hulk Register, Leviathan 1801-1836. State Records Authority of NSW, Certificates of Freedom (NRS 12208)
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

Bev Johnson on 11th July, 2012 wrote:

John Curtis married Mary Fox (1830-1889) on 3 Nov 1847 and resided in Pitt Town, NSW, Australia. He is my 3rd great grandfather.

Iris Dunne on 3rd November, 2017 wrote:

Hulk Ship Leviathan moored at Portsmouth - Offence: Felony, aged 17
COF: 142/5115 dated 30 march 1826, calling: Labourer
Had a Ticket of Leave

Peter Hinds on 21st September, 2020 wrote:

The John Barry had arrived at Portsmouth on 16 April 1819 and on 20 April, 60 male convicts were embarked from the hulk Laurel and 80 from the hulk Leviathan in Portsmouth harbour. On 23 April 1819 two more convicts were sent on board the John Barry from the Leviathan. One of the passengers on board the John Barry was John Thomas Bigge, New South Wales’ first Royal Commissioner. The John Barry finally arrived at Port Jackson on Sunday 26 September 1819 (See The Campbelltown Convicts).

Convict Changes History

Bev Johnson on 11th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801-02-22, date of death 1878-03-25, gender m

Iris Dunne on 3rd November, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 145 (74). UK, Prison Hulk Register, Leviathan 1801-1836. State Records Authority of NSW, Certificates of Freedom (NRS 12208) (prev. Australian Joint C

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