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John Davies

John Davies, one of 250 convicts transported on the Argyle, 05 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Davies
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 11th June, 1872
Age: 59 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Middlesex Session of Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Argyle
Departure date: 5th March, 1831
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 250 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 49 (27)
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

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

http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/davies-john-3374

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

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