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Francis Needham

Francis Needham, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Needham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Tower of London Court Martial
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 173 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 123 (63) New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2020 wrote:

Ticket of Freedom: 28 December 1830. No 30/918.
5 ft 10 1/2 inches
Complexion: Fresh
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Grey

Place of Trial. Tower of London.

Was transported to Morton Bay for 3 years 18 Jan 1827 for forging and order with intent to ?

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 123 (63) New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class a

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