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John Hortop

John Hortop, one of 160 convicts transported on the Vittoria, 26 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Hortop
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1829
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Vittoria
Departure date: 26th August, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 480
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
John Hortop
Age: 48. Birth Year: 1780
Treatment Year: 1828
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Scorbutus (scurvy)
No of the Case; 32
Date taken ill:  18th November 1828
Notes; A thin florid person of very spruce habit, Applied in consequence of being unable to walk about the deck
Discharged; 25th December 1828

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856.  No; 2
John Hortop
Age: 48. Birth Year: 1780
Treatment Year: 1828
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Scorbutus
No of the Case; 65
Date taken ill:  9th Jan 1829
Notes; Was discharged from the list 25th Dec last, again applies laboring under a renewal of symptoms of Scurvy
Discharged; 17th Jan 1829. Sent to the Hospital on shore

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: John Hortop. Ship: Vittoria
Age: 49 [1780]
Date of Death: 25 Jun 1829
District: St James Sydney

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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1780 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1829 (prev. 0000)

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