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John Mcgregor

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mcgregor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Antares
Departure date: 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 2 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

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

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