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John Eastwood, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 20 January 1836
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 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.
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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