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John King

John King, one of 230 convicts transported on the Captain Cook, 02 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1850
Age: 37 years

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 a gun
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Captain Cook
Departure date: 2nd May, 1833
Arrival date: 26th August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 81 (42)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 213.
Remarks; Idiotic.

Noted against his name; Ä lunatic see letter 46/2053. 10 March 1846.

1833; Govt Employ. Unfit for assignment

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
No; 213
Name; John King. Age; 20.
Native County; Warwickshire
Trade; Labourer [silly]
Offence; Stealing gun
Height; 5 ft. 8 1/4 in
Complexion; Dark Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Grey
Remarks; Idiotic
Additional Remarks; A Lunatic see letter 46/2053. 10 March 1846.

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register,
Name: John King
Age: 42 [1808]
Date of Death: 12 Feb 1850. Ship; Captain Cook
District: Parramatta Lunatic
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1850 (prev. 0000)

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