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John Jopson

John Jopson, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Jopson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Warwick Coventry City Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 16th March, 1824
Arrival date: 12th July, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 121 (62)
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

D Wong on 24th August, 2017 wrote:

9/1/1824 Coventry Herald West Midlands, England:
John Nead 40, and John Jopson, 32, charged on three separate indictments.

Coventry Herald West Midlands, England
16 Jan 1824
The same John Nead and John Jopson, for stealing, the same day, one gander and three geese, the property of John Sammons, Weston.

John Nead was also on board.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
JOPSON, John. Per “Countess of Harcourt”, 1824

1825 Mar 30:  On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per “Mermaid” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.510-1)

9/5/1831: COF

2/8/1832: Permission to marry Ann Tipton (Burrell 1832) aged 32 - John was 40 and free.
No registration found on NSW BDM.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th August, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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