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John Healey, one of 190 convicts transported on the Southworth, 21 September 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Horton, George (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 223 (113). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th July, 2014 wrote:
John Healey (alias George Horton) was convicted at Chester on 14/01/1834 for stealing a box containing money, from a lady. Gaol Report: Previous conviction; bad character. Hulk Report: orderly.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Southworth’ arriving 31/12/1832. Ship Surgeon’s Report: good and industrious.
Single man; butcher by trade.
Real name is Healey, but uses alias George Horton.
1834: assigned to the Van Diemen’s Land Company (very large estate).
several records of misconduct and punishments. Conditions were known to be very harsh on the estate.
1838: period of transportation extended by 12 mths.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th July, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 223 (113). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 223 (