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John Davis

John Davis, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 240
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

D Wong on 13th November, 2020 wrote:

Bristol Times and Mirror Bristol, England
20 Aug 1831:
Death Recorded.

W. Hickman, Isaac White, and John Davis, for a burglary in the dwelling-house of J. Spear.

Isaac White was also onboard - no ship found for W. Hickman.

John Davis was listed as 28 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Hampshire.

John was literate, Protestant, Single, 5’3¾” tall, dark sallow complexion, black hair, chestnut eyes, scar over left eye, mole on right arm inside elbow, nail of left thumb disfigured, scar on forefinger of left hand.

1832: John Davis - Shoemaker assigned to E. S. Hall at Lake Bathurst.

1/10/1848: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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