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John Wells

John Wells, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wells
Aliases: Meadows (Alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 119 (61)
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

Geoff Wells on 19th January, 2012 wrote:

john wells was from ullesthorpe leics and was a private in the 19TH foot was accused on his return of getting dorcas lee pregnant -which resulted in one thomas lee being assulted john was tried at warick—-there is refrence in the national archives-of a summons being served upon john for making dorcas lee "with child"

Convict Changes History

Geoff Wells on 19th January, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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