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Edward Johnston, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Glasgow Court of Justiciary
26th January, 1832
8th June, 1832
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 263 (132)
||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 24th March, 2013 wrote:
Edward Johnston was was 16 years old on arrival in NSW. He was tried on 19/4/1828 and he was 11 years old when he was indicted.
Edward was indicted along with Peter Wellington Kent (David Lyon 1830 to VDL). Edward lived in Craig’s Court, Barrowfield Road, Calton, Glasgow. He was the son of William Johnston, cotton spinner.
1837: Age 21, Assigned to Archibald Bell, Invermein.
18/9/1839: TOL Invermein (listed as a labourer)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 24th March, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1812, gender, occupation, crime