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John Luxford

John Luxford, one of 249 convicts transported on the Joseph Somes, 02 June 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Luxford
Aliases: John George Gaston
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1899
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey, Newington Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Joseph Somes
Departure date: 2nd June, 1847
Arrival date: 24th September, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land or Port Phillip
Passenger manifest Travelled with 250 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 189 (96)
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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Convict Changes History

Margaret Dowel on 6th February, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: John George Gaston, date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1899 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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