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John Lock, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||26th July, 1791
|Date of Death:
||1st March, 1880
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 306
||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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E Mckz on 21st May, 2015 wrote:
Baptised Larling Norfolk 26/07/1791
Moved to Warwick Queensland with wife and family when given final TOL. Married Hunter area - 07/06/1836 Maitland, St Peters to Ann Elliott. Died Warwick.
D Wong on 21st May, 2015 wrote:
3/6/1816: Married Sarah Duffield 3 Jun 1816 at Larling, Norfolk, England – 4 children.
20/8/1824: John Lock was convicted of stealing a horse, the property of the Rev. Edward Burton Barker of Witham – found guilty, sentenced to death – transported.
John was assigned to Dr Dulhunty, Sydney.
John was 5’6 ½” tall, could read and write, fresh complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.
26/3/1828: Petition for passage for his wife and 4 children to join him in NSW.
1828 Census: assigned servant to Clay and Dulhunty, Bathurst.
10/5/1830: Letter from the Colonial Secretary refusing applications from prisoners wishing to have their families join them.
May 1830: Annulment from Sarah Duffield due to his transportation.
7/6/1836: Married Ann Elliott at Maitland.
7/9/1836: John was 45 and his occupation was as overseer to H Mitchell, Esq. His son William Locke (name spelling changed) was born, they had 11 other children.
7/1/1849: Departed per ‘Tamar’ to Moreton Bay with family, Travelled to Warwick QLD, and worked as Overseer as Overseer of Rosenthal Station.
1.3.1880: John Locke of the Plough Inn died at 5.00am.
Convict Changes History
E Mckz on 21st May, 2015 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 306
Public registers (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 306), alias1: Locke,
D Wong on 21st May, 2015 made the following changes: