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John Gover, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 02 April 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||18th April, 1835
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 315 (159)
||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 29th September, 2016 wrote:
Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship John Barry
Folio 3: John Gover, aged 26; case number 4; disease or hurt, dysentery. Put on sick list, 20 May 1834 at sea; discharged 4 June 1834 cured.
John Gover was 26 on arrival and was transported for “Stealing in a Dwelling House above Â£5”.
John was single, 5’ 5” tall, grey eyes, brown hair, scar on forehead.
His occupation was listed as ‘Wheelwright & Gents. Servant”.
18/4/1835: John died aged 28 at H.M. Colonial Hospital.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th September, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th April, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime