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John Tobin, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 08 April 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Bricklayer and printer
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 18
||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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Anonymous on 25th July, 2012 wrote:
John Tobin was 21 years old on arrival in VDL. Stole from William Frederick Harper, 1 handkerchief value 2s.
John was born in London, R S heart and dart below elbow inside left arm, brown eyes and hair, 5’5 3/4" tall.
Conduct record had only 1 item, 18/12/1830: Having on September 4th last, a dog unlicenced, named Wolf, on the premises of his master at Bashan?? Plains - there was no punishment recorded.
16/12/1842: Absolute Pardon.
I could find no other reference to John and since he had an AP perhaps he returned to England.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 25th July, 2012 made the following changes: