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Details for the convict John Scott (1852)

Convict Name:John Scott
Trial Place:Chester - (Nether Knutsford) Quarter Sessions
Trial Date:11 April 1849
Sentence:14 years
Notes:[Being two terms of 7 years each to be computed from 25th April 1849]
Arrival Details
Ship:William Jardine (4)
Arrival Year:1852
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John was convicted at Chester Nether Knutsford Quarter Sessions on 11 April 1849 and sentenced to 14 years transportation, he arrived West Australia aboard William Jardine on 1 August 1852.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 July 2014
John was convicted on 2 January 1856 of murder William Longmate at Vasse District and sentenced to death. Source; Inquirer Commercial News 9 January 1856 p4 and Perth Gazette 4 January 1856 p3
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 July 2014
John Scott was hanged on 14 January 1856 Perth Gaol. Source; Perth Gazette 18 January 1856 page 3
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 July 2014

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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/17, p.436

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