Contribute to this record
John Eastwood, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 20 January 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 228
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If John Eastwood was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
Nell Murphy on 19th April, 2016 wrote:
John Eastwood was convicted of highway robbery - stealing a watch from a person. Previous convictions. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Elphinstone’ arriving 24 May 1836.
Married man - wife Ann at native place near York. 2 children.
Assignments in the Colony. Several notes of misconduct.
Ticket of Leave
1847 - was in the Launceston district.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 19th April, 2016 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime