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John Russell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Tipperary Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 19th July, 1827
Arrival date: 8th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 24 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. "Myall Creek Massacre (entry AHD105869)". Australian Heritage Database. trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/tag?name=Myall+Creek+massacre
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 wrote:

Born - Tipperary Ireland.
Crime - Stealing harness. house groom. 
Executed for murder 1838 Sydney.

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 wrote:

John Russell was Executed on 18 December 1838 with six other for his involvement in the Myall Creek Massacre:- Charles Kilmeister, James Oates, Edward Foley, John Russell, John Johnstone, William Hawkins and James Parry.

The Myall Creek Massacre - took place near Gwydir River, in the central New South Wales district of Namoi, This involved the killing of up to 30 unarmed Indigenous Australians by ten white Europeans and one black African on 10 June 1838 at the Myall Creek near Bingara in northern New South Wales.[1] After two trials, seven of the 11 colonists involved in the killings were found guilty of murder and hanged at Sydney.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Russell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1805, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. "Myall Creek Massacre (entry AHD105869)". Australian Heritage Database. trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/tag?name=Myall+Creek+massacre (prev. NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.)

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