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John Gill, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 04 July 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 397 (200)
||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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D Wong on 19th March, 2015 wrote:
John Gill was 39 years old, a widower with 2 children, 5’4 1/2” tall, pale complexion, black to grey hair, grey eyes, native place; Harbury.
John was transported for ‘obtaining money by false pretences.
1835: Public Works
1841: Free Certificate
28/4/1842: Forgery - committed for trial.
6/7/1842: Launceston Supreme Court: sentenced to 7 years - to be sent to Port Arthur for 2 years.
18/12/1842: Misconduct - The Lt General has ordered this man to serve the remainder of his sentence with hard labour in the Domain Gang, Hobart.
27/2/1846: Forging a TOL - 9 months hard labour and to be sent to Port Arthur.
12/3/1847 - at Port Arthur
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime