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John Germston, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Surrey Quarter Sessions
20th May, 1821
15th December, 1821
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 159 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 89 (46)
||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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greg petersen on 8th January, 2017 wrote:
transferred form hulk Justitia at woolwich to Claudine for transportation to VDL
ship surgeon Henry Ryan’s diary entry:
13 October 1821:
Handcuffed William Holt for not answering to his muster. John Brooks, John Austen and John Gennston (sic) were double ironed for gambling contrary to orders. From 6 to 8pm all on deck dancing.
21 October 1821:
Took the irons off John Germ [Germston?].
greg petersen on 25th March, 2019 wrote:
1828 June 24th, Hobart Town Courier,
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. 131.
Colonial Secretary’s Office,
THE periods for which the undermentioned persons were transported having expired, certificates have been granted to them accordingly;
John Germston, Claudine.
George Williams, ditto.
By command of his excellency
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 25th March, 2019 made the following changes: