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Details for the convict John Wright (1820)

Convict Name:John Wright
Trial Place:Stafford (Litchfield City) Gaol Delivery
Trial Date:30 August 1819
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Shipley (3)
Arrival Year:1820
 
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John was born about 1785 Stafford and was convicted at Stafford Litchfield Gaol Delivery on 30 August 1819 and sentenced to 7 years transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
John arrived Van Diemans Land aged about 35 aboard Shipley on 26 September 1820
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
John wright gained his Certificate of Freedom in September 1826. Source; The Moniter Sydney 15 September 1826 page 1
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John was convicted on 12 April 1827 of steal from William Campbell at Pittwater and sentenced to death. Source; Colonial Times 13 Apr 1827 p4 & 29 Jun 1827 p3 & 6 Jul 1827 p4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
John was hanged on 7 July 1827 Hobart Gaol Tasmania. Source; Hobert Town Gazette 14 Apr 1827 p4 & 23 Jun 1827 p4 & 7 Apr 1827 p4 and Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 20 July 1827 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014

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Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/3, p.319

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