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John Hewitt

John Hewitt, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Hewitt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 488
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

D Wong on 8th August, 2017 wrote:

11/1/1831 Chester Courant Cheshire, England:
Cheshire Quarter Sessions
John Stanney, 29, George Graystock, 16, and John Hewitt, 17, for stealing a pair of boots, the property of Wm. Jervis, of Stockport.

John Stanney arrived per ‘Elizabeth’ 1832 to VDL.
John Hewitt arrived per ‘Mangles’ 1833 to NSW.

1837: John Hewitt was assigned to Samuel Wright at Merton.

13/5/1837: Joseph Bradbury, John Newman, Soloman Wakefield, John Hewitt and David Williams admitted to Newcastle gaol from Merton. To be sent for trial before the Supreme court for robbery. Forwarded to Sydney gaol 17 May 1837.  All were found not guilty.

7/5/1838: COF
9/11/1843: COF Renewed

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th August, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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