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John Stevens

John Stevens, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Stevens
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 28 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Somerset, Bridgewater Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 7th September, 1840
Arrival date: 5th February, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 220
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

Leonie Dolley on 14th July, 2013 wrote:

John was executed at Launceston 24\7\1849 for the murder of Margaret Buttery at Longford. They were a couple in England and when they came here she married someone else and he sought revenge.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 14th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1821, date of death 1849, gender, occupation, crime

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