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John Smith

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Silk weaver
Date of Death: 1827
Age: 17 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
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 191 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 120
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Guildford - 1827
Name; John Smith. Age; 17
No; 170
Read or write. Single,
Native County; Dumbartonshire
Trade; Silk weaver
Offence; Picking pockets
Trial; Endinbor’ - 26 April - 14 years. 4 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 3 1/4
Complexion; Fair
Hair; Fair
Eyes; Hazel
Assigned; A Kinghorne Esq.
Date of Certificate;
Additional Remarks; DIED; in Windsor Hospital Nov 1827. See Mr Kinghorne’s letter 17 June 1828
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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