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Francis Smith

Francis Smith, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Umbrella maker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 254
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

D Wong on 18th April, 2013 wrote:

Francis Smith was 33 years old on arrival and came from Dublin.  His occupation was a “Umbrella maker/Farmers labourer.  Francis was married with 4 children.

9/4/1839: COF
16/10/1838: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1799, gender, occupation, crime

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