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John Pickering, one of 214 convicts transported on the Surrey, 19 November 1832
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 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 470
||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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Robyn Davidson on 8th July, 2016 wrote:
Archives of Tasmania
New Zealand Births, Deaths and Marriages Historical Records
D Wong on 8th July, 2016 wrote:
JOHN PICKERING, Theft > simple larceny, 5th April 1832.
Reference Number: t18320405-287
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
NEW COURT. THURSDAY, APRIL 12.
Fourth Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
JOHN PICKERING was indicted for stealing, on the 14th of March, 1 plane, value 2s., the goods of John Griffith; to which he pleaded
GUILTY. Aged 22. - Transported for Seven Years.
Birth dates of 1808, 1809, 1810, and 1813 found.
John was listed as 22 years old on arrival, he was 5’4 ½” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, slightly pock pitted, single.
1833-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr. J. C. Franke.
13/4/1844: Married Ann Watchorn aged 17 - Ann Watchorn had immigrated to Tasmania aged 8 with her father Thomas and brothers and sisters in 1837.
John and Ann had 2 children, Mathew b 25/1/1848 and Emily b 28/12/1853 – died Wellington NZ 1898.
1881: John Pickering died in Wellington, New Zealand - BDM registration lists him as 73 years old.
Convict Changes History
Robyn Davidson on 8th July, 2016 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 8th July, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1881 (prev. 0000)