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Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st July, 1870
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Warwick Assizes, Warwick
9th May, 1846
21st September, 1846
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Travelled with 199 other convicts
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D Wong on 9th December, 2019 wrote:
John Francis was listed as 22 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Derby.
Transported for Burglary and steal money and wearing apparel from Mr. John Basley, at Birmingham.
Transported before, 10 years for Picking Pockets - served 3½ years at the Hulks.
John was single, could read and write a little, protestant, 5’5” tall, black curly hair, hazel eyes, scar centre of forehead, scar on left collar bone, scar inside left arm.
June 1847: Off Norfolk Island per ‘Tory’.
25/9/1852 Cornwall Chronicle, Launceston:
Launceston QS, Thomas Squires and John Francis were next placed at the bar, charged with burglariously entering the dwelling-house of James Davey, and stealing therefrom four promissory notes, some sovereigns and silver. Mr. Douglas appeared on behalf of the prisoners, who were acquitted.
Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-88$init=CON33-1-88p78
D Wong on 21st December, 2019 wrote:
21/7/1870: John Francis died of disease of the lungs, in Sydney, NSW.
His last known address was Pitt Street, Waterloo, NSW.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th December, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 15 years, voyage, source: http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/ai24722 (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Francis, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1824, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupat
D Wong on 21st December, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 21st July, 1870 (prev. 0000)