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John Press, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 121 (62)
||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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Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2019 wrote:
John Press and Wm Kettley, of Trowbridge, charged with having on the night of the 7th inst., in company with two other persons, in that parish, assaulted John Millard, of Westbury, and forcibly took from his person a bundle, containing a gown, a cap, and other articles.
Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 19 Aug 1822
John Press, Wm. Kettley, and Samuel Napper, (three young boys), for robbing John Millard, of a bundle and a hat, in the night, on the highway in the parish of Trowbridge. - ...
Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 10 Mar 1823
Transportation for 7 years: .. John Press, William Kettley and Daniel Napper, for grand larceny. Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 17 Mar 1823
Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2019 wrote:
Moreton Bay Register of Convicts.
John Press, ship, Co. Harcourt 3, Wilts Ass. 8 Mar 1823, 7 years. Labourer.
Colonial sentence, General sessions, Luskintyre, 10 Jan 1828, crime, Hut robbery, sentence 3 years. Note, to Sydney, 16 Jan 1831.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2019 made the following changes: