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John Dean, one of 160 convicts transported on the Minerva, 25 May 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Central Criminal Court
25th May, 1838
28th September, 1838
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 160 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 274. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-12,215,7,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 Dean was convicted at the CCC, London on 23/10/1837 for stealing a coat & soap (previous conviction). 15yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Minerva’, arriving 29/09/1838. Ship Surgeon’s report: disorderly.
Born abt 1820 Westminster.
Aged 18yrs; 5’1 1/2”; single; fresh complexion; lt brown hair.
Convict Record states his proper name was “John Read”.
Assignments in Colony.
12/04/1844 1st Class Convict
06/09/1844 3rd Class Convict
several notes of misconduct on record.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of birth 1820, gender, crime