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John Wells, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
20th May, 1822
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 183 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 119 (61)
||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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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: