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John Giddens, one of 250 convicts transported on the Larkins, 24 July 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 360
||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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Maureen Withey on 9th February, 2021 wrote:
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