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John Eastwood, one of 200 convicts transported on the John Brewer, 01 December 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 425 (214)
||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 at Leeds on 28 Oct 1840 for stealing lead. Previous convictions. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘John Brewer’ arriving 6 April 1842.
Aged 19yrs; single; carpenter; Roman Catholic; can read.
Native place - Leeds.
1 brother; 3 sisters
Station Gang - Impression Bay.
Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 26 May 1846.
Free by Servitude 28 Oct 1847.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 19th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime