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John Harris, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord William Bentinck, 11 April 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||13th December, 1840
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 252
||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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Nell Murphy on 4th August, 2016 wrote:
John Harris was convicted at Sussex 29 Jan 1837 for stealing. 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lord William Bentinck’ arriving 25 Aug 1838.
Married man, 2 children.
Died at the Van Diemen’s Land establishment 13 Dec 1840.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 4th August, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 13th December, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime