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John Scott

John Scott, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Scott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Henry Tanner
Departure date: 27th June, 1834
Arrival date: 26th October, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 380. NSW Pardons (Reel No.3037, Roll No.1250)
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

Noel Davis on 26th January, 2019 wrote:

Melbourne Court Register, 23 June and 2 July 1838
Corporal Owen Nowlan, Mount Police, being sworn in, states
I apprehended the prisoner John Scott (Henry Tanner 1834, life) on the 20 instant in Mr Reid’s employ. Having nothing to show of his liberty I took him in custody. He acknowledged afterwards to be an assigned servant of Mr Bowman.
Robert Bell, being sworn in, states
The prisoner is an assigned servant of Mr Will Bowman. He absconded on or about the 20 March 1838.
50 lashes.
Historical RecordsOf Victoria, Foundation series, Vol. 2, p393.

Iris Dunne on 26th January, 2019 wrote:

Convicted 26 February 1834

Conditional Pardon No.51/182 dated 1 May 1851, aged 43, Native Place: Newcastle, Trade: GlassCutter, Offence: Housebreaking

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 26th January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 380. NSW Pardons (Reel No.3037, Roll No.1250) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 38

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