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John Long

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Long
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dorothy
Departure date: 5th May, 1820
Arrival date: 29th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: 1. NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849 2. Convict Indents, 1788-1842, Bound Indentures 1820-1821 ---- 3. Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834, NSW Male L-Y 1820 4. Convict Musters, 1806-1849, NSW General muster 1822) 5. NSW Convict Musters, 1806-1849, General muster A-L 1825
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Dianne Jones on 4th June, 2020 wrote:

WHEN convicted: March/Lent 1820 (see NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849)

DESCRIPTION: 5’2 ½”, freckles, dark hair and blue eyes (see Convict Indents, 1788-1842, Bound Indentures 1820-1821)

Dianne Jones on 4th June, 2020 wrote:

OTHER:
1820: John Long, per Dorothy, tried Cork, March 1820 (see Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834, NSW Male L-Y 1820).

1822: General servant to James [alias John] Dorr, Windsor (see Convict Musters, 1806-1849, NSW General muster 1822).

1822, 27 April: On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plain, between 1 Mar-31 May; to J Dore, Nepean (see Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856, Special Bundles, 1794-1825).

1825: General servant to James [alias John] Dorr, Evan (see NSW Convict Musters, 1806-1849, General muster A-L 1825).

After 1825, John Long disappears from the usual convict-related records…

1839: A John Long whose death was registered in NSW in 1839 may be our man (see NSW BDM Deaths, 52/1839 V183952 122A).

Dianne Jones on 4th June, 2020 wrote:

FURTHER INFORMATION FROM NEWSPAPERS:

1827, March: On a list of convicts who have obtained Certificates of Freedom in the last week – John Long per “Dorothy” (see The Sydney Gazette and NSW Advertiser, Sat 24 Mar 1827, p3).

1838, 12 September: John Long takes out an ad in the Sydney Herald: “CAUTION. The undersigned Cautions all Constables and others not to molest him, he being free, and his Certificate by accident burnt. Description: Name John Long, ship, Dorothy (Hargraves) 1820; sentence, seven years; native place, Cork; trade or calling, laborer [sic]; complexion, sallow ; hair, brown to grey; eyes, grey; height, five feet three inches” (see The Sydney Herald, 12 Sep 1838, p 3 Advertising).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 4th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: 1. NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849 2. Convict Indents, 1788-1842, Bound Indentures 1820-1821 (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Lyon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth:

Dianne Jones on 4th June, 2020 made the following changes:

source: 1. NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849 2. Convict Indents, 1788-1842, Bound Indentures 1820-1821 ---- 3. Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834, NSW Male L-Y 1820 4. Convict Musters, 1806-1849, NSW General muster 1822) 5. NSW Convict

Dianne Jones on 4th June, 2020 made the following changes:

surname: Long (prev. Lyon)

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