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John Wells, one of 166 convicts transported on the William Glen Anderson, 31 May 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Plasterer and tiler
|Date of Death:
||13th February, 1860
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 95 (50)
||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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Andrew Martin on 17th May, 2016 wrote:
1832 married Mary FLYNN
1843 married Bridget GALVIN
Took Bridget to court in 18 Jan 1860 for “cutting his head open with a tea cup”.
Died 13 Feb 1860 of Consumption (Tuberculosis)
D Wong on 17th May, 2016 wrote:
John Wells is listed as being born in 1809 and 21 years old on arrival (Founders & Survivors). His native place was Tooting and he was transported for Housebreaking and stealing rabbits.
Father: William Wells, a slater at Clapham.
4 sisters - with father.
William was 5’5” tall, dark brown hair, brown eyes, single, culd read and write, protestant, woman 3 dots inside right arm.
1832: Assigned to Mr J. Thomas
1833: Assigned to Mr B. Beathon.
1835: Assigned to Mr S. R. Dawson
1/12/1846: CP Extended to include all Colonies.
Convict Changes History
Andrew Martin on 17th May, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th February, 1860 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 17th May, 2016 made the following changes: