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John Weston, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||7th February, 1868
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
30th September, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 219 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 330
||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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Don Weston on 13th August, 2013 wrote:
Re permission to marry John Weston, per “Lord Eldon”, at Sydney; also listed as Farling (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.108 & 4/3503 p.11).
Married Mary FARLAND in Sydney 1821.
D Wong on 15th August, 2013 wrote:
John Weston was 18 years old on arrival in NSW. He was transported for stealing a silver watch and chain and seals, value 40s., the property of Elizabeth Harris in the dwelling house of William Balfour.
1827: TOL Sydney
1828: TOL Sydney
1/12/1829: TOL Cancelled for keeping a disorderly house.
1839: TOL Penrith :Born London, trade Hairdresser/Stonemason.
1821: Married Mary Fahrland/farland/farrell (Lord Wellington 1820).
7/2/1868: Syd. Morn. Herald: John Weston, Stonemason, late of Penrith and Hampshire, aged 66 years, of chronic disease of the brain.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th August, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1798, date of death 7th February, 1868, gender, crime