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John Davies

John Davies, one of 200 convicts transported on the Bussorah Merchant, 01 October 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Davies
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 10th January, 1836
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Brecon Great Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bussorah Merchant
Departure date: 1st October, 1829
Arrival date: 18th January, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 205 (105)
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

Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 wrote:

John Davies was convicted at Salop on 20 July 1829 for stealing. Previous offences. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Bussorah Merchant’ arriving 18 Jan 1830.

Assignments in Colony.
Muster 1834 - at Bothwell, Tas.

Died 10 Jan 1836 at Bothwell. (ref. Conduct Record)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 10th January, 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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