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John Shakespeare, one of 280 convicts transported on the Vimiera, 20 September 1865
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 20 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 119 (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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Kate Fearnall-Heath on 7th September, 2019 wrote:
Feloniously wounding with intent to murder, Stafford Assizes 7 march 1864, guilty 20 years transportation to WA Swan River Colony. Died Unmarried Feb 1864 in Quindalup Vasse WA of Obstruction of the Bowels. Source Black Country Connections (also shows death 1875) Younger Brother to Benjamin Shakespeare b 1825 Brockmore transported to WA for same crime
Convict Changes History
Kate Fearnall-Heath on 7th September, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1835 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime