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John Gordon Gibson

John Gordon Gibson, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gordon Gibson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 495 (248)
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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Ron Garbutt on 8th July, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 July 2020), May 1832, trial of JOHN GORDON GIBSON (t18320517-98).
JOHN GORDON GIBSON, Theft > simple larceny, 17th May 1832.
1223. JOHN GORDON GIBSON was indicted for stealing, on the 9th of April , 1 silver spoon, value 10s., and 1 umbrella, value 10s. , the goods of John Bethell .

JOHN BETHELL. I am a solicitor , in Lincoln’s Inn-fields - the prisoner was a clerk in my office from 1828 up to April last; I am in partnership with Mr. Henry Williams - the lower part of the house is offices, but I reside in the upper part, and the prisoner had the unlimited range of the house. In February last I lost a number of valuable articles, and among the rest some spoons - the prisoner was taken to the office on another charge; the officer found on him a number of duplicates, one of which is for a silver dessert-spoon, which is one of a set I had lost, and one for a silk umbrella.

WILLIAM PENNY. I live with Mr. Cottrel, a pawnbroker. On the 14th of February I took in this spoon of a man, who, I believe, was not the prisoner; I gave him this duplicate.

CHRISTOPHER LAMB . I am a pawnbroker, and live in Stanhope-street; I have a silk umbrella, which I took in on the 23rd of February, of a man, who, to the best of my belief, was the prisoner; this is the duplicate I gave.

BENJAMIN PHILLIPS (Police-constable G 58). I tookthe prisoner - as we were going along in the coach I saw him take something out of his pocket, and he was going to throw it out of the window; I took hold of them - he said, “They are only some duplicates, which Mr. Bethell has seen;” I found the duplicates of these things among them.(Purse produced and sworn to)

The prisoner put in a written Defence, stating that he had been induced, by his necessities, to pledge the property, which he indtended to redeem.

GUILTY . Aged 22. - Transported for Seven Years .


Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 8th July, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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