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John Gamble

John Gamble, one of 160 convicts transported on the Layton, 13 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gamble
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Lincoln, Parts of Kesteven Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 8th June, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Database of Transported Convicts 1788-1868 Lincolnshire Archives UK
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

Elizabeth Hampson on 8th December, 2012 wrote:

Gamble John of Dowsby/Sedgwbrook/West Allington. Convict No. 667. Age 26. Crime :- Stealing 5 tame geese, the property of Robert Burton of West Allington, farmer and stealing 8 tame turkey and 4 tame fowls the property of William Breffit of West Allington, farmer.
Place of Crime - West Allington - Kesteven Quarter Sessions
Trial Date :- 16/10/1826
Sentence 7 years
Ship :- Prince Regent
Destination N.S.W.
Notes:- Convicted with Thomas Harding (Convict 803). They were arrested at sedgebrook with 2 hampers, a sack and a large basket containing stolen property.

Convict Changes History

Elizabeth Hampson on 8th December, 2012 made the following changes:

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