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John Leach

John Leach, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Leach
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 11th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 278 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 115 (60). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 7th September, 2018 wrote:

John LEACH was convicted at Gloucester Q.S., England on 4 Jan 1831 for stealing carpenter’s tools and pots. Gaol Report: previous convictions & bad character. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Larkins’ arriving 19 Oct 1831.

Married man, wife Sarah living nr Tewkesbury. 1 child.

Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work.
9 June 1834: at Grant’s property - being out after hours. Reprimanded.
1834: at Campbell Town, VDL.
1836: at Oatlands, VDL.

Pass holder status recorded.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 7th September, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 115 (60). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number

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