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John Smith

John Smith, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 24 April 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 24th April, 1835
Arrival date: 1st August, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 309 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 43 (23). Tasmanian Archives - convicts, conduct record & indent (pgs 71 & 131)
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

sue Mcfarlane on 3rd June, 2013 wrote:

John arrived 1/8/1835 . he left a wife and 6 children in England. He got his ticket of leave 1/3/1844 and a conditional pardon 29/8/48 I don not know what happened to him after that.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd June, 2013 wrote:

N.B. There are two John Smith’s on this voyage of the ‘Mangles’ 1835.  This John is identifier no. 2.

Native Place: Worcester. Wife Sophia at Hampton & 6 children. Stated he had lived and worked for Lord Calthorpe for 25yrs.
Can read; Protestant; groom & coachman; age 38 upon arrival; 5’4 1/2”; hazel eyes; dk brown hair.

Letter from Master Lord Calthorpe.

1835 & 1837 Musters in Van Diemen’s Land - he was assigned at Government House, Hobart.

Convict Changes History

sue Mcfarlane on 3rd June, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1797, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd June, 2013 made the following changes:

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