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John Smith

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Convict Indentures (handwritten)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 22nd January, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that John Smith was 16 years old.  He could read and write: Religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Cork.  He was an errand boy.  He was convicted of robbing till (stealing money)at Cork on 29 March 1828.  He was sentenced to 7 years.  Physical attributes - height 5 feet 1 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair dark brown and eyes blue.  Transport number 116.
He was assigned to John Pugh, Newcastle. 
Ticket of leave number 33/318 and conditional pardon number 35/258.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 22nd January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australian Convict Indentures (handwritten) (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Smith, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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