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John Howe

John Howe, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 09 October 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Howe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 25th July, 1856
Age: 53 years

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 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 9th October, 1830
Arrival date: 28th January, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 502. Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au.
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

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2017 wrote:

John HOWE was convicted at Stafford on 12 March 1840 for housebreaking. 14 yr transportation sentence.

Single man; Protestant.
Native place of birth: Seven Oaks, Kent.

VDL:
Assignments.
Several records of misconduct and punishments, including being sent to Port Arthur Penal settlement.
Ticket of Leave granted.

Death: 25 July 1856 - at the Colonial Hospital, Launceston, Tasmania. Cause - Phthisis.  Male. 65 yrs of age. (ref. 35/1/25 no. 140.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 502. Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/

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