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John Simmons

John Simmons, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Simmons
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 31st January, 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 15th July, 1895
Age: 87 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 117 (60)
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

Christine Frost on 19th April, 2013 wrote:

Was assigned to John Blaxland

Convict Changes History

Christine Frost on 19th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 31st January, 1808, date of death 15th July, 1895, gender, crime

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