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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 14 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th May, 2013 wrote:
John York was charged in 1803 (crime unknown) and given a 14 yr sentence.
Recorded on Tasmanian Archives as arriving on the Duke of Portland in 1807.
Convict no. 79143
05/12/1815: Insolent & abusive to Mr. Birch - acquitted.
23/12/1817: Ticket of Leave/Steal stone, the property of the Crown - acquitted.
31/08/1827: Harbor and employ J. Griffiths, a runaway convict. Fined.
06/12/1828: CE/Breach peace - bound to keep the peace for 6 mths.
08/10/1829: CE/Selling rum without a licence - dismissed.
17/09/1831: TL/Suspected of a felony - dismissed.
1832: Free, by servitude.
D Wong on 8th May, 2013 wrote:
John York was 5’5” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, brown hair.
At the time of his death John was a farmer at Auburn. His property was called “Barra Barra” and he took up his land grant C1817.
19/12/1824: Married Mary Fitzgerald in Launceston, Mary was a widow.
August 1840: John was buried on the 7/8/1840 at Campbell Town Old Anglican Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th May, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 8th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1768, date of death 1840