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John Gillies

John Gillies, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gillies
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Cooper
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 308
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; John Gillies
No; 93
Age; 18   Est birth Year; 1809
Read & Write; Single; Religion; Protestant
Native Place; Edinburgh
Calling; Glazier & Cooper
Offence; Stealing watch
Date of Trial: 29 Dec 1825
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 0 inches
Complexion; Fair Ruddy
Hair; Light Brown
Eyes; Light Hazel
Assigned: Hyde park Barracks
Noted against name; Died at General Hospital Newcastle. 30 Feb 1838
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: John Gillis
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1809
Age: 29
Date of Death: 30 Feb 1838
District: Newcastle Hospital

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd March, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd March, 1838 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000)

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