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John Scott

John Scott, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Scott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 5th August, 1838
Age: 44 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 371 (187)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Name; John Scott. Age; 34
No; 80
Read or write. Single,
Native County; London
Trade; Farm Servant
Offence; Robbing cart
Trial; London 21 Feb 1828 - 7 years - 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 5 in
Hair; Bald & Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Assigned; A McLeod, Hunters River
Date of Certificate; 32/726. C35/561
Additional Remarks; DIED in Hospital 5 Aug 1838


Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th August, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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