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John Davis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Cutler
Date of Death: 1850
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland. Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Constant
Departure date: 9th May, 1843
Arrival date: 29th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 107 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives on line.
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Community Contributions

Leonie Dolley on 4th May, 2013 wrote:

John was transported for stealing an umbrella. He died in hospital at Impression Bay where there was a Probation Station which I only recently found out about.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 4th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1816, date of death 1850, gender, occupation, crime

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