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John Harding

John Harding, one of 150 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 July 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Harding
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 29th July, 1823
Arrival date: 19th January, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 74
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 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

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