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John Graham

John Graham, one of 200 convicts transported on the Runnymede, 11 November 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Graham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Labourer
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: Theft
Convicted at: Perth Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Runnymede
Departure date: 11th November, 1839
Arrival date: 28th March, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 121 (62)
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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D Wong on 28th September, 2017 wrote:

National Records of Scotland
Trial papers relating to John Graham, Thomas McKay for the crime of theft, habit and repute, and previous conviction. Tried at High Court, Perth
Dates 25 Apr 1839

Accused John Graham, son of Peter Graham, weaver, Small’s Wynd, Dundee, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years. Note: Pannel cannot write.
Thomas McKay, son of Donald McKay, painter, Hawkhill, Dundee, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years. Note: Pannel cannot write.

Thomas McKay was also on board.

John Graham was 12 years old on arrival.  His native place was Monaghan, Ireland.

John was 4’4” tall, brown hair, light hazel eyes.

26/2/1844: Was at Point Puer.

1846: Free Certificate.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th September, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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