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John Scott, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 380. NSW Pardons (Reel No.3037, Roll No.1250)
||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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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.
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