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John Jepp, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 7 (5)
||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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D Wong on 17th February, 2015 wrote:
John Jepp was tried at the Old Bailey for “Assault and stealing on the King’s Highway” and was sentenced for robbery with a value of 2 shillings. He sailed on the Alexander. His occupation was a Master Butcher.
August 1791: Sent to Norfolk Island.
On 14 January 1792 ordered 800 lashes, for stealing flour from the store where he had been working. They were to be administered on consecutive Saturdays, 25 lashes at a time. He received 150, and then had to work in double irons. he received another 400 lashes in May 1792, for stirring up trouble. Described as very insolent and troublesome.
January 1793: Left for China.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th February, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1760 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime