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John Pett, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 12 May 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 56
||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 9th December, 2015 wrote:
John Pett was transported along with his brother Henry (also on board the Norfolk) for stealing fowls.
Gaol Report: disposition appears quiet, addicted to Drunkenness connected with Smugglers convicted & imprisoned, tried for Sheep Stealing and acquitted.
John was 29 years old on arrival, he was 5’7” tall, blue eyes, black hair, sallow complexion, single, large scar on throat.- lost for mid: & ring fingers rt hand.
1835 Muster: Assigned to B. Horne Esq.
1843: Free Certificate.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th December, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime