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John Shute, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||23rd February, 1877
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 183 (93)
||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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Ross Seymour on 27th August, 2017 wrote:
Sentenced to death, later commuted to 14 years transportation.
D Wong on 27th August, 2017 wrote:
8/4/1819: Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette Somerset, England
Robert Bennett, for burglary. John Shute for stealing handkerchiefs ; John Carrol for stealing a silver watch from the person. John Watkins, for sheep-stealing.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
SHUTE, John. Per “Malabar”, 1819
1825 May 31, Jul 25: On returns of Government servants transferred in the District of Evan; from James Tuxford to Thomas Hobby on 31 May.
1828 Census: Listed as Shirte, John, 28, government servant, Malabar 1819, 14 years, protestant, servant to Thos. Hobby, Evan.
1833: Married Eleanor Ann Hobby at Castlereagh.
They had at least 4 children:
Henry Francis 1831-1877
22/2/1877: John died aged 77 at Georges Plains, Central Tablelands, NSW
Convict Changes History
Rod Hall on 6th August, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 23rd February, 1877, occupation
Ross Seymour on 27th August, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), crime
D Wong on 27th August, 2017 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
Ross Seymour on 28th August, 2017 made the following changes: