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John Latham, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||3rd November, 1810
|Date of Death:
||12th April, 1885
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 387 (195)
||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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Anonymous on 31st May, 2012 wrote:
John Latham was born in Birminham. His father was Charles, a shoemaker and mother sarah, grandfather James who John was last working for. The lived in Potter Street, Birmingham.
John had may tattoos on his arms, mostly letters, grey eyes, light brown hair, was 5’3" and single.
1830 Muster: Survey dept.
1832 Muster: Survey dept.
1833 Muster: Public Works
1835 Muster: TOL
23/10/1834: TOL for helping to apprehend another convict who was pasing himself off as a free man.
3/9/1855: Married Mary Williams alias Mary Stanaway. Mary was born in 1810 and transported for highway robbery per ‘Sir Charles Forbes’ for life. It was her 3rd marriage. 1st was to John Williamson ‘Lady East’ who died 21/3/1838. 2nd to Charles Osborn, a free man, but then she ran off with John Latham and they had 5 or 6 children together and finally married.
Mary died 10/12/1875 at Franklin and John remarried on 8/9/1880 to Mary O’Neill (1832-Nov.1902)
John died in Hobart on 12/4/1885.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 31st May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1810-11-03, date of death 1885-04-12