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John Giddens

John Giddens, one of 250 convicts transported on the Larkins, 24 July 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Giddens
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 14 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 24th July, 1817
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 360
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

Maureen Withey on 9th February, 2021 wrote:

Kent Assizes.
J. Giddins, alias Gardner, Thompson, for stealing from out of a vessel Called the Hope, on the River Thames, at Erith, 14 chests of tea and cheeses, the property of W. Marshall,— Death, Reprieved.
Kentish Weekly Post, 25 March 1817.

Canterbury April 29.
Convicts.—Early on Tuesday morning were removed under removed under strong guard from his Majesty’s gaol, at Maidstone, the following male convicts, to be put on board the Hulks, at Sheerness, viz.—Michael Corfey, James Bryan, James Pocock, Thomas Ramsey, John Turner, Turner, John Giddins, Thomas Scott, Daniel Broduon, William Butcher, and Edward Chambers. Likewise, on Saturday morning James Winton, Jacob Coley, George Coley, Thomas King, John Solomon, Edward Coleman, Wm. Coley, James Potter. Elias Greenway, James Jorden John Norton, John Rennie and H. Harding.
Kentish Weekly Post 29 Apr 1817.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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