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John Gard

John Gard, one of 200 convicts transported on the Indefatigable, October 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gard
Aliases: Guard, Captain Jacky
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Whaler
Date of Death: 9th November, 1857
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft~housebreaking
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Indefatigable
Departure date: October, 1814
Arrival date: 26th April, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 181 (92)
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

Brett Watson on 7th July, 2012 wrote:

Began a shore based whaling station in New Zealand around the late 1820’s

Sam Moore on 13th April, 2013 wrote:

His son John Guard 2 was the first white child to be born in the South island of NZ on the 1/10/1831.
More info here sammoore.co.nz

Convict Changes History

Brett Watson on 7th July, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

Sam Moore on 13th April, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, alias2, date of death 9th November, 1857

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