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John Thomas Evans

John Thomas Evans, one of 290 convicts transported on the Lady Montagu, 31 July 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Thomas Evans
Aliases: Evans, Edward (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stafford. Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Montagu
Departure date: 31st July, 1852
Arrival date: 9th December, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 482
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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Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2016 wrote:

John Thomas EVANS was convicted at Stafford on 1 July 1850 for stealing - books from a Chapel. Previous conviction. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lady Montagu’ arriving 9 Dec 1852.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Evans, Edward (alias) (prev. Evans, Edward (Alias)), date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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