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John Hancock

John Hancock, one of 240 convicts transported on the Portsea, 24 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Hancock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Upper Canada Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Portsea
Departure date: 24th July, 1838
Arrival date: 18th December, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 306
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

Maureen Withey on 9th August, 2020 wrote:

Pardon available everywhere save in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the
British Possessions in North America.
Hancock John, Portsea.
NSW Govt Gazette, 13 Apr 1849.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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