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John Gill

John Gill, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 04 July 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Attorney
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 312 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 397 (200)
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

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
5/7/1839: TOL
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

18/8/1848: TOL

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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