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John Vyvyan, one of 289 convicts transported on the Thomas Arbuthnot, 06 January 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Devon, Exeter Quarter Sessions
6th January, 1847
4th May, 1847
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land [convicts disembarked at Port Phillip, not Van Diemen's Land]
Travelled with 289 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 144
||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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D Wong on 3rd August, 2017 wrote:
John Vyvyan was disembarked in Victoria. He was tried in Exeter on 8/4/1845.
John is listed on the State Archives and Records of the NSW Gov., but nothing further found of him.
There was another ‘John Vivian’ who arrived in Victoria per ‘Great Britain’ in 1854 who was a free man.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 3rd August, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime