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John Davis, one of 220 convicts transported on the David Lyon, 29 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 356
||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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Nell Murphy on 28th April, 2016 wrote:
N.B. There are two people named “John Davis” on this sailing of the ‘David Lyon’ 1830.
John Davis was convicted at Middlesex, London on 10 April 1828 for stealing a saddle and horse combs. Previous conviction and prison. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Lane (Tasmania) on the ship ‘David Lyon’ arriving Aug 1830.
Aged 18yrs; carter and blacksmith; single man.
Native place: London
Assignments in Colony.
Free by servitude 1835.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 28th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime