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John Farman, one of 220 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 03 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th September, 1869
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 185 (95).
Tasmanian Archive - convicts
Tasmanian Pioneer Index BDM
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th January, 2013 wrote:
John Farman was convicted at Glouster on 30/03/1831 for horse stealing. 14 yr sentence.
Gaol Report: Good disposition, connections & respectable.
Hulk Report: Orderly.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Elizabeth’, voyage 93, arriving 15/02/1832.
Age 27yrs; stout; blue eyes; black hair; 5’10 1/2”; single.
Van Diemens’s Land: convict no. 22584.
1833: Public works
1835: Assigned to Mr. W. Lawrence.
Some misconduct and punishments on convict conduct record.
Conditional Pardon 3282 30/09/1841
Free Certificate 25/02/1848
Married Jean/Jane Cooper (previously married to Francis Woodhouse who had accidently drowned in the Nth Esk River) 11/03/1844 Launceston. (John, a neighbour, had found Mr. Woodhouse in the river.)
Jane had two previous children, Mary Ann & William and then two children of this marriage: Martha Farman b. 1844 & Pricella b. 1845.
Died 28/09/1869 aged 68yrs, Port Sorell district.
His wife Jane had died in 1849.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th January, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of birth 1804, date of death 28th September, 1869, gender, crime