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John Davies, one of 250 convicts transported on the Argyle, 05 March 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th June, 1872
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Session of Peace
5th March, 1831
3rd August, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 250 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 49 (27)
||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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Robyn Everist on 4th July, 2016 wrote:
1854: Founded and was editor of the Mercury Newspaper, Hobart, still in publication today.
Other occupations: actor (stage),almanac/directory maker, convict, emancipist, journalist, Member of Lower House, newspaper owner, police officer, publican, theatre owner
Convict Changes History
Robyn Everist on 4th July, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th June, 1872 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime