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John Hiscock, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Gibraltar Court Martial
30th September, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 219 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 334
||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 30th July, 2019 wrote:
Moreton Bay Records.
John Hiscock, Lord Eldon, Gibraltar Court martial, 8 July 1816, Life, Stonemason.
Colonial sentence, Bathurst General Sessions, 5 May 1829, Repeatedly running away from an iron gang. 3 years. To Sydney, 14 Jan 1833.
Maureen Withey on 4th August, 2019 wrote:
Escock or Hiscock John, Lord Eldon, 32, Chairmaker, Wiltshire, 5 feet 5 ½ , hazle eyes, dark brown hair, dark sallow comp. From No 1 Iron Gang. 2nd time of running.
Sydney Gazette, 12 May 1829.
Maureen Withey on 13th January, 2021 wrote:
Hulk Reports. HO-9-8-4 page 34/52.
Received from Gibraltar, Dec 4 1816.
John Hiscock, age 22, Mutiny, Tried 8 July 1816, Gibraltar, Life. NSW 18 Apr 1817.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation
Maureen Withey on 13th January, 2021 made the following changes: