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John Snell, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||27th April, 1808
|Date of Death:
||28th June, 1883
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Bristol City Session of Peace, Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery
25th June, 1828
18th November, 1828
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 158 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 419 (211)
||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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Ross Harrison Snow on 16th May, 2012 wrote:
John Snell was born at Dalwood, in Devonshire. He was the son of Robert Snell (a basket maker)and Esther Quarrell. During the 1840s John Snell also served as a Constable in Goulburn, New South Wales. He firstly married Eleanor Haffey (a convict) in 1834. No issue. He secondly married Jane Grant (a convict) in 1841. They had issue of Richard (1842-1847), Robert (1845-1911)and Margaret Esther (1847-1937) who married George Alexander Edwards. John Snell was buried in the Queanbeyan Cemetery.
Lynette Burke on 19th May, 2012 wrote:
John Snell and Jane Grant were my GGG Grandparents I am looking for other relatives my name is Lynette Burke
Lynette Burke on 4th July, 2014 wrote:
Married convict Jane Grant in Bungonia N.S.W 20th Dec 1841.
Rhonda Brownlow on 11th October, 2018 wrote:
There is no listing in Government Gazette for John Snell convict as a police constable so questioning the source of information please. Cheers Rhonda
Convict Changes History
Ross Harrison Snow on 16th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1808-04-27, date of death 1883-06-28, gender m