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John Johnson, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th April, 1863
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Lancashire. General Quarter Sessions Liverpool
19th March, 1857
3rd July, 1857
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 261 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 215 (109)
||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 4th September, 2016 wrote:
John Johnson was 21 years old on arrival in WA. He was single, 5’ 7” tall, dark hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, stout, mole left arm, mole left side of mouth, ring second finger left hand, semi literate, protestant.
Known area: Perth.
17/4/1863: John Johnson committed suicide after having shot Thomas Just (Nile 1857).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th September, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Johnston, date of birth: 1834 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th April, 1863 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime