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John Uncles

John Uncles, one of 156 convicts transported on the Speke, 05 August 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Uncles
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Speke
Departure date: 5th August, 1826
Arrival date: 26th November, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 50
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

Maureen Withey on 2nd November, 2019 wrote:

Notice published in the Sydney Herald, 15 June 1837.

I HEREBY Caution all Constables and others not to molest me after this notice, having lost my Certificate of Freedom.
DESCRIPTION - Name, John Uncles; ship, Speke; year of arrival, 1826; trade or calling, sawyer; native place, Manchester, sentence, seven years; height, five feet six inches and a half; complexion, sallow; eyes, hazel ; hair, dark brown General remarks-small scar on left arm, small wart over left eye.

Maureen Withey on 2nd November, 2019 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom received during the last week.
Speke3, ..John Uncles,..

published 26 Sept 1833, Sydney Herald.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd November, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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