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John Giltro

John Giltro, one of 180 [108] convicts transported on the Waterloo, 12 March 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Giltro
Aliases: Smith
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pig stealing
Convicted at: Bucks Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 12th March, 1829
Arrival date: 9th July, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 117 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 1
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 12th July, 2014 wrote:

John Giltro 25 years old. Tried and acquitted at Epiphany 1821 for stealing a coat, Chesham, Stealing 7 pigs value £10, property of Joseph Lucas on 22 September. Prior conviction at Epiphany Session 3 Geo IV 14 Jan. Witnesses: Joseph Lucas, keeps pigs - Gomme [?John], butcher at Chesham. James Stilton, “not quite 12 years old”, keeps Mr. Lucas’ pigs. Henry Golding, Thomas Browne, papermaker at Chenies, Thomas Clarke, papermaker at Chesham, Sheriff - produces certificate of prior conviction. Guilty - transportation for life.

1837: TOL, Goulburn
7/2/1840: CP - Special written as GILTHRO, John.

No death date found.
1/5/1840: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th July, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Smith (alias) (prev. Smith (Alias)), date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 4th May, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Smith (prev. Smith (alias))

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