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John Jobson

John Jobson, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 04 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Jobson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Bullock driver
Date of Death: 9th February, 1880
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing 2 pistols
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 4th April, 1822
Arrival date: 15th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 164
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

Anonymous on 27th July, 2012 wrote:

In 1836 John Jobson married Eliza Weeks,who came free on the Red Rover, at Bungonia (near Goulburn). They had 15 children 11 boys and 4 Girls. The family were well known in the Goulburn region,some of the sons were considered a band of bushrangers, while others became respected membersof the community.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 27th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805-00-00, date of death 1880-02-09, gender m

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