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John Hancock, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Painter & glazier
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 240
||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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Anonymous on 4th May, 2012 wrote:
I am looking for information to track a convict relative by the name of hancock, possibly john who we believe was a convict at port arthur in the 1800 period
The area he came from in England was Box,Wiltshire or the Summerset area.
I am not sure what his parents or siblings names were but possibly his parents names where John & Mary Hancock from Box Wiltshire.
Possible prisoner John Hancock jr was born in 1810 on May 8th in Box Wiltshire. U K . if anyone can help with any informatoin my name is Mary O’Connor nee (Hancock) EMAIL address email@example.com Australia.
Paul Curran on 22nd June, 2014 wrote:
Ticket Of Leave: 44/2777 granted by the Queanbeyan Bench
Conditional Pardon 49/1558
Convict Changes History
Paul Curran on 22nd June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1870 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime