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John Nead

John Nead, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Nead
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 5th April, 1824
Age: 41 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Warwick Coventry City Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 16th March, 1824
Arrival date: 12th July, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 121 (62)
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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 24th August, 2017 wrote:

9/1/1824 Coventry Herald West Midlands, England:
John Nead 40, and John Jopson, 32, charged on three separate indictments.

Coventry Herald West Midlands, England
16 Jan 1824
The same John Nead and John Jopson, for stealing, the same day, one gander and three geese, the property of John Sammons, Weston.

John Jopson was also on board.

5/4/1824: Died on voyage.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th August, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th April, 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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