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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
29th May, 1851
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 2 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Nell Murphy on 26th June, 2016 wrote:
John McGregor was convicted at Auckland, New Zealand March 1851 for two counts of larceny - stealing clothes. 7yr sentence on each count, total of 14years. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Antares’ arriving 29 May 1851.
Single man; native of Glasgow, Scotland; Presbyterian; shoemaker; aged 26 yrs; 5’5 1/4”; can read & write.
Period of Probation: 21 months, Prisoner Barracks, Hobart.
1852: Coal Mines
1852: Cascades (south Hobart)
1853: Davey St. Hobart
1854: Illegally try to leave Colony - 12mths hard labour. Port Arthur Penal Settlement.
1855 - 1858: Absconded.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 26th June, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Mcgregor, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1825, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime