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John Smith

John Smith, one of 228 convicts transported on the Lord Hungerford, July 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
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 14 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lord Hungerford
Departure date: July, 1821
Arrival date: 26th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 227 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 55 (29). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 3rd January, 2017 wrote:

John SMITH was convicted at Middlesex, London on 6 June 1821 for having forged notes in his possession. Had been previously convicted for stealing a hog - 15 yr sentence of which 4yrs had been served at Bellerophon. This charge - 14yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lord Hungerford’ arriving 26 Dec 1821.

Aged 40 yrs; married man, 1 child - wife at Newgate Prison, under sentence.
Native place: Brentwood.
Brother is a gardener for Prince Saxe Coburg at Pall Mall.

1824: Stealing wheat. 25 lashes.

1830: Assigned to Capt. Clark.

6 June 1835: Free, by servitude.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 3rd January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 55 (29). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 5

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