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John Green

John Green, one of 250 convicts transported on the Candahar, 26 March 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Green
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1853
Age: 36 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 15 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Candahar
Departure date: 26th March, 1842
Arrival date: 20th July, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 250 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 54
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

Leonie Dolley on 23rd April, 2013 wrote:

Johns trade was listed as matmaker. He was killed accidentally by a kick from a horse at Cleveland 25\5\1853.

Maureen Withey on 21st May, 2020 wrote:

Death under sentence. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON63-1-2$init=1355275
2550. John Green, Candahar,  tried at Warwick, 4 Aug 1841, 15 years. 25 May 1853. Age 37.  Accidentally killed by a kick of a horse at Cleveland. T. of L.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 23rd April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1817, date of death 1853, gender, crime

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