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John Curtis, one of 142 convicts transported on the John Barry, 30 April 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||22nd February, 1801
|Date of Death:
||25th March, 1878
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||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)
||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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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