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life span was 54 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
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Maureen Withey on 24th May, 2021 wrote:
Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
John Smithson, age on arrival, 24, Sir Godfrey Webster (2) 1826. Tried Clonmel Tipperary, 1825, 7 years, DOB 1802.
D Wong on 24th May, 2021 wrote:
John Smithson was listed as 24 years old on arrival - 6’1” tall, dark ruddy complexion, brown hair, dark brown eyes, slight scar on chin, illiterate, single.
12/1/1826: Assigned to Serjeant Thomas Connell in Sydney on arrival.
1828 Census: Labourer, aged 30, Assigned to A. M. Baxter, Hunter River.
18/6/1831: TOL, Patersons Plain.
1838: Dungog - Assigned 1 labourer.
30/10/1852: Swan Reach: Employed by Mr. Mann at hay harvest. Witness at inquest into the death of James Judd who was residing with Smithson.
27/12/;1869: Williams River district: Elector of the Williams River district supporting John Nowlan of ‘Eelar’ in the forthcoming election
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 24th May, 2021 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Smithson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 24th May, 2021 made the following changes: