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John Strong

John Strong, one of 230 convicts transported on the Captain Cook, 02 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Strong
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Captain Cook
Departure date: 2nd May, 1833
Arrival date: 26th August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 82
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

Shirley Cohen on 15th July, 2012 wrote:

John Strong married Sarah Green, at Figheldean, Wiltshire,
in 1817. Five children. Stole from his employer, John Parham at Enford, Wiltshire. Sentenced at Salisbury Assizes to Transportation for life.

Assigned to Robert Eather at Richmond, NSW.

Ticket-of-Leave - 1841

Conditional Pardon - 1847

Died 1847 at Sydney, NSW

Convict Changes History

Shirley Cohen on 15th July, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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