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Frederick Webb

Frederick Webb, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 09 October 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Webb
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 9th October, 1830
Arrival date: 28th January, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 503 (254)
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

D Wong on 23rd June, 2018 wrote:

31/7/1830 The Suffolk Chronicle; or Weekly General Advertiser & County Express Suffolk, England:
lsaac Potter and Frederick Webb, for stealing a hen, the property of the Rev. Dr. Maddy, and violently assaulting and misusing John Nunn, his servant.
Isaac Potter was also on board.

Frederick Webb was listed as being 20 years old on arrival in VDL.  He was 5’9½” tall, light brown hair, dark blue eyes, scar right side of chin, stout made, single.

1832/33 Musters: Assigned to Mr Geo Ashton.

1835 Muster: TOL

12/7/1837: COF

29/3/1839 The Tasmanian, Hobart Town:
IF JOHN POWELL does not fetch away his box and things, and pay me for his Board and Lodgings, they will be sold in 14 days from this date.
Green Ponds, March 22, 1839. 17829

Maureen Withey on 11th November, 2019 wrote:

Committed to Bury Gaol, Isaac Potter, and Fred. Webb, (by R. Mapletoft, Esq.) charged with having stolen one hen, the property of the Rev. Dr. Maddy, of Somerton, and violently assaulted and misused John Nunn, servant to the said Dr. Maddy. 
Bury and Norwich Post, 16 June 1830.

On Wednesday last William Timothy Willis, Thomas Wiffin, Richard Thake, John Bigsby, Frederick Webb, Isaac Potter, and William Townsend, severally convicted of larcenies at the last County Sessions, were removed from our Gaol to the Leviathan hulk at Portsmouth, in order to be transported for 7 years; 
Bury and Norwich Post, 18 Aug 1830.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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