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John Gage, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 164
||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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D Wong on 5th February, 2013 wrote:
John Gage was 28 years old, a native of Queens County and was single.
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D Wong on 26th October, 2018 wrote:
17/7/1839 Dover Telegraph and Cinque Ports General Advertiser Kent, England:
KENT SUMMER ASSIZE.
John Gage, 26, soldier, was charged with having violently assaulted an carnally known Rebecca Sharpe against her will, at Gillingham. Also with robbing the said Rebecca Elizabeth Sharpe of two sixpences, four halfpence, one book, and one ribbon, the property of William Sharpe ; and at the time of such robbery, using personal violence. He was only tried upon the latter charge, but the details are unfit for publication.
He was found Guilty, and sentenced to be transported for life.
He was private John Gage of the 15th Hussars.
John Gage was 28 years old on arrival : Native Place: Queen’s County.
John was literate, protestant, single, 5’9½” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, lost two front teeth on right side of upper jaw, scar on throat, mark of a boil inside upper right arm, scar back of forefinger of each hand, scar on knuckle of middle finger of left hand.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th February, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1812, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 26th October, 2018 made the following changes: