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life span was 57 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
16th October, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 39 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Nell Murphy on 2nd June, 2016 wrote:
John Griffiths was tried at Bristol on 9 July 1840 for housebreaking a stealing a door lock. Acquitted, but sent to Parkhurst Reform Prison for Boys on Isle of Wight. Further transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Mandarin’ arriving 16 Oct 1843.
Single; tailor; Protestant; can read & write.
Native place: James St. Bristol, England.
1 year Probation term at Browns River Station Gang.
Several notes of misconduct on his record.
Free by servitude July 1847.
Discharged to his Freedom from Prison Barracks 9 July 1847.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 2nd June, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Griffiths, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime