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John Harding, one of 150 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 July 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
29th July, 1823
19th January, 1824
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 150 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 74
||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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Maureen Withey on 12th May, 2019 wrote:
The Hobart Town Gazette
Prisoners Absconded, Convict’s Office, 22 Feb 1827
583. John Harding, Asia, five feet, eight, brown hair, light hazel eyes, aged 28, farmer’s labourer, tried at Aylesbury, February, 183, 7 years, native place Beaconsfield, absconded from the service of Jocelyn Thomas, Esq.
Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2019 wrote:
Hobart Town Gazette, 15 Sept 1827
List of Runaways
583. Harding, John, 5 ft. 8, brown hair, light hazel eyes, farmer’s labourer, tried at Aylesbury Feb. 1823, 7 years, per Asia, born at Braconfield, Worcestershire, pugilists and women on left arm, scar back of left hand, scar over right eyebrow, large scar on left leg, pugilist right arm, horse’s head J H same arm and other figures, absconded from the service of the Hon. J. Thomas, Esq. at Launceston, January last. Same reward. (£2)
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 12th May, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation