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John Shepherd, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 115 (59). NSW State Archives, COF Butts (NRS12210)& Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4009; Microfiche: 652)
||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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Rob on 15th October, 2017 wrote:
D transported with two others one being Levi White
D Wong on 15th October, 2017 wrote:
15/3/1823 Windsor and Eton Express, Berkshire, England:
BEDFORDSHIRE LENT ASSIZES
John Shepherd and Henry Hooker, (against the latter of whom no bill was found,) were indicted for stealing a sheet, the property of R. Sharp, of Studham. Shepherd was a dealer in fish, and had snatched away the sheet with a hook, no person being in the house. When charged with the theft he acknowledged it, and went to his wife’s mother’s and fetched the sheet. - Guilty - Seven Years’ Transportation.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
SHEPHERD, John. Per “Countess of Harcourt”, 1824
1824 Jul 17: On list of convicts landed from the “Countess of Harcourt” & forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.652)
Rob on 10th December, 2018 wrote:
1819 lived Studham Bedfordshire convicted of stealing shirts in 1823 with Levi White and William Mole all transported on the same ship Countess of Harcourt 3
Iris Dunne on 11th December, 2018 wrote:
Certificate of Freedom No.30/464 dated 5 July 1830, Trade: Labourer, Offence: Poaching, Tried 5 March 1823, Year of Birth 1800
Convict Indents: aged 25
Convict Changes History
Rob on 15th October, 2017 made the following changes:
D Wong on 15th October, 2017 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
Rob on 10th December, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 11th December, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 115 (59). NSW State Archives, COF Butts (NRS12210)& Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4009; Microfiche: 652) (prev. Australian Joint Copying