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John Dean

John Dean, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord William Bentinck, 11 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dean
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord William Bentinck
Departure date: 11th April, 1838
Arrival date: 26th August, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 243 (123). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-12,215,4,L,80
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th August, 2013 wrote:

John Dean was convicted at CCC, London on 12/06/1837 for Larceny - pick pocketing. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Lord William Bentinck’ arriving 25/08/1838.

Born abt 1811 Lockfield, Walworth, London.
Stated he was a single man & his mother & sister had visited him in gaol. (Convict record does state he was married - ?. Aged 27yrs; grey eyes; dk brown hair; 5’6”.

Assignments in Colony.

Ticket of Leave 09/09/1842
Conditional Pardon 03/08/1843
Free Certificate no. 849 1844

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th August, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1811, gender, occupation, crime

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