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Job Noon

Job Noon, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Job Noon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1865
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Lincoln, Kestevan Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 30th January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 437 (220)
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 7th December, 2013 wrote:

Job Noon was 24 years old and came from Horbling/Easton.  He was transported for stealing 3 ewes, the property of William Harvey of Grantham, grazier.  The place of the crime was Ropsley and he was convicted along with Francis Boyer, also on the Bengal Merchant.

Job was single, no known previous convictions, able to read and write, was of bad character and good health.

8/3/1835: Absconded from James Mitchell, Patrick Plains since 19/2/1837.

Job was described as a Shepherd, 28 years old, 5’3” tall, dark ruddy complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, hairy breast, wart on knuckle of right forefinger, scar back of left hand.

22/3/1837: Apprehended.

1845:TOL Maitland
20/3/1850: CP

25/10/1854: Working as a splitter at Black Creek.

24/11/1864: Maitland Mercury: For Sale or To Let - about 12 miles from Maitland, a farm of 100 acres, fenced and well watered, 4 room cottage, detached kitchen, good barn, 160 tree orchard, 1 1/2 acres of grape vines.  Apply to Job Noon, Allandale, Black Creek.

By May 1866 the property was being referred to as the “late Job Noon’s property, so he must have died about 1865.

D Wong on 8th December, 2013 wrote:

Job died in 1865 at Maitland.  Found no marriage of children.

D Wong on 3rd February, 2017 wrote:

1849: Married Sarah Gale (Henry Wellesley 1837) at Black Creek; Bulwarra; Cloden; East Maitland; Hinton; Hunter District; Maitland; Morpeth; West Maitland.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th December, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810, date of death 1865, gender, occupation, crime

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