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John Ellis

John Ellis, one of 208 convicts transported on the Lady Harewood, 24 March 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ellis
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 31st May, 1848
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Harewood
Departure date: 24th March, 1829
Arrival date: 28th July, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 273 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22
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

Tamika on 14th April, 2016 wrote:

Was sentenced to death but then it was commuted to life.

Christine Woods on 12th August, 2019 wrote:

Drowned in the Swan River near Swansea, Tasmania.

Convict Changes History

Tamika on 14th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1848 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Christine Woods on 12th August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 0000 (prev. 1808), date of death: 31st May, 1848 (prev. 1848)

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