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John Needham, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819
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 HO11/3, Page Number 232
||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 31st August, 2020 wrote:
Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal Kent, England
31 Mar 1818:
John Needham, 14 years of age, for stealing out of the shop of Edw. Val and S. Emden, at Woolwich, a pair of boots.__Transported 7 years.
John Needham was listed as 17 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Woolwich.
John was 5’2” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair hazel eyes.
12/8/1824: TOL, Richmond - 5’9¾” tall.
1825: Ticket of leave holder. Employed by James Mudie
12/10/1826: COF - aged 23.
15/1/1827: Appointed Constable, Patrick Plains.
1828 Census: Merton, Hunter River, Free by servitude. Constable employed by William Ogilvie.
22/5/1830: Permission to marry Elizabeth Duffy (Woodman 1823) - Elizabeth was previously married to Patrick Fanning (Recovery 1823).
22/6/1830: Marriage of John Needham of Pickering and Elizabeth Fenning of Pickering. Witnesses at marriage John Pike and William Ogilvie.
1830: Thomas Needham.
1832: Henry Needham.
7/5/1832: Merton, Dismissed from position of constable.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 31st August, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime