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John Giles, one of 100 convicts transported on the Chapman, 12 April 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Berks Assizes at Reading
12th April, 1826
7th October, 1826
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 99 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 1
||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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Jan Humphreys on 22nd May, 2016 wrote:
John was born Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire, died Ballarat, Victoria. He married a convict in Hobart Town, lived in Tasmania for 26 years before arriving in Port Phillip in 1852. He settled in Taradale with his wife and only son Zachariah.
Jan Humphreys on 7th April, 2017 wrote:
Records held ASSI 2/30 Oxford Circuit Minute Book.
ASSI 5/145/1 Oxford Circuit Indictments (Berks)
HO 27 Criminal Registers 1825 Berks Death.
HO 9/4 Hulk Registers, Indent MM 33/1, CON 31/15 P157 Convict record, Appropriation MM 33/5,
HO 10/49 T.O.L, HO 10/51 Conditional Pardon
Convict Changes History
Jan Humphreys on 22nd May, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1868 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Jan Humphreys on 7th April, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, occupation