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John Gain

John Gain, one of 292 convicts transported on the Calcutta, February 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gain
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Calcutta
Departure date: February, 1803
Arrival date: 4th October, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 291 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 336. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Crime- Carlisle Journal 11 April 1801 pe, col3
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 12th August, 2016 wrote:

John GAIN was convicted at Lancaster 24 March 1801. 7yr sentence. Transported per the ‘Calcutta’ 1803 to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania).

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th August, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 336. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 336), gender

Michael Barlow on 26th April, 2017 made the following changes:

crime

Michael Barlow on 26th April, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 336. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Crime- Carlisle Journal 11 April 1801 pe, col3 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class an

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