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John Skellett

John Skellett, one of 200 convicts transported on the John Calvin, 09 May 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Skellett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing cheese
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: John Calvin
Departure date: 9th May, 1846
Arrival date: 21st September, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 198 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 76
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

Dorothy James on 30th July, 2014 wrote:

Huntingdon Gaol Calendar 11/03/1846.

Convict Changes History

Dorothy James on 30th July, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

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