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Details for the convict John Nichols (1822)

Convict Name:John Nichols
Trial Place:Norfolk Quarter Sessions
Trial Date:28 February 1821
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Asia I (2)
Arrival Year:1822
 
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John was among six bushrangers, all transported convicts, operating Bathurst area; William Bryant (Eliza 1822), John Davis (Guildford 1822) , Patrick Fox (Ann &Amelia 1825), John Nichols (Asia 1822), John Langbridge (Grenada 1821) and another whose ship is not identified Danial Ryan. All six were convicted on 13 March 1827 (burglary,sheep stealing house robbery) at Supreme Court and sentenced to death. Bryant, Fox, Nichols & Ryan were all hanged on 9 April 1827 in Sydney whilst Davis &Langridge had their sentences commuted to 14 years Norfolk Island. Source; The Moniter Sydney 2 Mar 1827 p3 and Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 15 Mar 1827 p3 and ThebAustralian 11 April 1827 p2.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 14 June 2014

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Research notes

John was born about 1787 Norfolk
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 13 June 2014
John was tried and convicted at Norfolk Quarter Sessions on 28 February 1821 and sentenced to 7 years transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 13 June 2014
John arrived Sydney aged about 23 aboard Asia on 24 July 1822 and later had Ticket of Leave 27/497
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 13 June 2014
John was hanged on 9 April 1827 in Sydney with his accomplices Bryant, Fox and Ryan. Source; The Moniter Sydney 11 April 1827 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 14 June 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/4, p.150

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