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John Horton

John Horton, one of 99 convicts transported on the Hoogley, 31 October 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Horton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 23rd April, 1877
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hooghley
Departure date: 31st October, 1827
Arrival date: 24th February, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW BDM. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 286
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

Suzan M Buckley on 15th January, 2016 wrote:

NSW Death 1877/09692

D Wong on 15th January, 2016 wrote:

John Horton was 5’5” tall, red hair, dark hazel eyes, very freckled complexion.

1828: Assigned to George Thomas Graham at Kinross, Newcastle.

1839: TOL Yass
1845: Recommended for CP
16/1/1847: CP

1843: Married Margaret Nolan, born 1825 Limerick, died 1897 Yass - they had 7 children.

John was previously married to Ann ?? at Oxfordshire, C1826.  They had 1 daughter, also Anne born C1827.

1877: John died at Yass, NSW.

Pamela Dures on 11th June, 2019 wrote:

Daughter Anne Matilda married Rueben Smith in 1845arrived in Australia aboard the Duke of Roxburgh 1849. They had 8 children of whom the second Joseph born 1848 was my great great grandfather.
Anne Matilda died at Parramatta aged 43 in1869

Convict Changes History

Suzan M Buckley on 15th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1877 (prev. 0000), crime

D Wong on 15th January, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 11th June, 2019 made the following changes:

source: NSW BDM. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 286 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 286), date of death: 23rd April, 18

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