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John Welch, one of 200 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], August 1811
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
* Arrival date is estimated
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 54
||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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John McGowan on 25th October, 2013 wrote:
On 25 October 1808, John Welsh alias Welch, Bathgate appeared at Edinburgh High Court on a libel - theft by housebreaking at Bathgate (no details, but in now West Lothian). Found guilty and transported for 14 years. See McGowan, John (2013) A New Civic Order: The contribution of the City of Edinburgh Police, 1805-1812, p 151 and p 230.
Convict Changes History
John McGowan on 25th October, 2013 made the following changes: