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Jonathan Smith

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jonathan Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Farm labourer
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 clothes
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 7 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


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 51 (27)
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

greg petersen on 15th June, 2019 wrote:

1821 conduct record reads:
Gaol report: “A very bad character and a terror to the neighbourhood”
Hulk report: “Orderly”
Confirmed F & M near Chester, W & 4 Ch at New street Liverpool.

D Wong on 16th June, 2019 wrote:

Jonathan Smith was listed as 25 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place: Liverpool.

Father and mother near Chester - #### & 4 Ch. at 20 New Street, Liverpool.

Jonathan was 5’10” tall, light brown hair, dark blue eyes, blind right eye, scar on left cheek, pockpitted.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 15th June, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 16th June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), occupation

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