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Jacob Turnbull

Jacob Turnbull, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jacob Turnbull
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 11th March, 1802
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 12th February, 1856
Age: 53 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 21st February, 1832
Arrival date: 16th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 272
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

judith spoor on 7th July, 2019 wrote:

Married Mary Birtley at Newcastle upon Tyne 16/11/1823 They had 12 children. She left England 15/06/1833 arrived in Tasmania on the Mary Catherine in 30/09/1833

Convict Changes History

judith spoor on 7th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 11th March, 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th February, 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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