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John Knowles, one of 279 convicts transported on the Racehorse, 19 May 1865
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancashire, Liverpool Assizes
19th May, 1865
10th August, 1865
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 278 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 76
||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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Iris Dunne on 31st May, 2018 wrote:
Convicted: 8 August 1863
Convict Index: Birth year 1831, Trade: Seaman
Single with no children
D Wong on 31st May, 2018 wrote:
John Knowles was 32 years old on arrival in WA., and was transported for “Grievous bodily harm”. He was single 5’2¼” talll, black hair, grey eyes, sallow complexion, stout, ship and anchor left arm, scar on temple, literate,
Comments: General servant, sawyer, labourer.
Convict Changes History
Kerry aitken on 11th May, 2018 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 31st May, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), occupation