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John Newman, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 03 September 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 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 377 (190)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th May, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867
Ticket of Leave Date: 17 MAY 1827 . No; 27/51
Native Place: LONDON
Date Of Trial: 17 MAY 1820
Height; 4 FT 10 1/2 INCHES
WAS SENT TO PORT MACQUARIE 9 JUNE 1823 FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS SENTENCE FOR RUNNING AWAY
634. JOHN NEWMAN was indicted for stealing, on the 4th of May , 4 lbs. of bacon, value 4 s. , the goods of John Taylor .
CHARLES BROTHERTON . I live opposite Mr. Taylor. On the 6th of May I saw the prisoner go by my window with another boy, and in about ten minutes I saw them both running from Mr. Taylor’s with the bacon. I pursued, and overtook the prisoner with it.
JOHN TAYLOR . The last witness brought the prisoner and bacon to me. It had hung at the door - the hook was taken with it.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
GUILTY . Aged 15.
Transported for Seven Years .
First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bayley.
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime