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John Wagstaffe, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 02 October 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th April, 1846
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 149 (76)
||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 8th February, 2019 wrote:
8/4/1837 Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser Lancashire, England:
STEALING FROM DWELLING-HOUSE. John Wagstaffe, aged 32, was indicted for stealing, on the September last, a five pound note, fourteen sovereigns and a half, and pair of ear-drops, from the dwelling-house of John Royle, Hyde.
John was married with 1 male and 1 female children, and living at Stockport.
John was listed as 34 years old on arrival, he was literate, protestant, 5’5” tall, sallow complexion, light brown hair, hazel grey eyes, lost canine teeth in upper jaw, scar on bridge of nose, scar under left side of chin, scar inside right elbow.
Occupation: Razor grinder.
11/4/1846: John Wagstaff died at the Sydney Hospital.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 8th February, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Wagstaffe, date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th April, 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime