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John Myers, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 238
||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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D Wong on 29th December, 2016 wrote:
THOMAS JONES, JOHN MYERS, Theft > theft from a specified place, 7th April 1824.
Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Guilty; Guilty
THOMAS JONES and JOHN MYERS were indicted for stealing, on the 20th of February , two hundred pounds of lead, value 30 s., and two hundred pounds of copper, value 40 s,; the goods of John Howell , and fixed to a certain building (to wit,) a house of his.
SECOND COUNT, stating it to belong to Richard Ashworth , and to be fixed to a building of his.THIRD COUNT, stating it to belong to Thomas Quarrill , and to be fixed to a house of his.
JONES’S Defence. It was a very wet night - I had no place to go to, and seeing this empty house, and all the windows broken, we went in for shelter.
JONES - GUILTY . Aged 20.
MYERS - GUILTY . Aged 23.
Transported for Seven Years.
John Myers was 24 years old on arrival - No ship found for Thomas Jones.
1846: Married Eliza Bailey (Margaret 1840) at St Marys, Sydney.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th December, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime