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John Frost

John Frost, one of 369 convicts transported on the Dromedary, 11 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Frost
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: -
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 Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Dromedary
Departure date: 11th September, 1819
Arrival date: 10th January, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 369 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 209 (106). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 20th July, 2016 wrote:

John Frost was convicted at Middlesex 17 Feb 1819 for Highway Robbery, at St. Margaret, Winchester, together with George Armfield. Death sentence, commuted to Life Sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Dromedary’ 1820.

Aged 17yrs.

Assignments in Colony.
Several record of misconduct and punishments.
Conditional Pardon 1840.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th July, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 209 (106). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 209 (1

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