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John Day, one of 279 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 03 October 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 350. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-12,215,23,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th August, 2013 wrote:
John Day was convicted at Wiltshire on 03/04/1838 for sheep stealing (previous conviction for rabbits). Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Gilmore’, arriving 22/01/1839.
Gaol Report: Bad. Hulk Report: Good. Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good.
Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 02/02/1847.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, gender, crime