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John Hudson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Hudson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: Chimney sweep
Date of Death: 1794
Age: 20 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 102 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://www.firstlanding.com.au
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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

John Hudson was tried at Old Bailey, London on 10 December 1783 for stealing with a value of 22 shillings.
http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t17831210-19-defend309&div=t17831210-19#highlight
He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 13 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as chimney sweep.
A “child of nine years old” when arrested.Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was that he had behaved “very well”.Received 50 lashes on 15 February 1791 for being out of his hut after 9pm.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1774, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years

Tony Lu on 1st June, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m

Alvin on 17th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 1794 (prev. 0000)

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