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John Goff

John Goff, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Wellington, August 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Goff
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Marquis of Wellington
Departure date: August, 1814
Arrival date: 27th January, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 165 (84)
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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Maureen Withey on 23rd November, 2019 wrote:

The Assizes for the County of Devon commenced at the Castle, Exeter, on Monday last, before Sir John and Sir Henry Dampier, knights. Tbe following prisoners were capitally convicted and received sentence of death, viz.—.. John Goff, for stealing two black coats, pair of breeches, and black waistcoat;...
Hampshire Chronicle, 28 Mar 1814.

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