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Details for the convict John Davis (1822)

Convict Name:John Davis
Trial Place:Kent Assizes
Trial Date:13 August 1821
Sentence:Life
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Arrival Details
Ship:Guildford (5)
Arrival Year:1822
 
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John was among a group of 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 Daniel 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 at Norfolk Island. Source; The Moniter Sydney 2 March 1827 p3 and Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiserv15 March 1827 p3 and The Australian 11 Apr 1827 p2
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Research notes

John was born about 1801 in Kent and tried & convicted at Kent Assizes on 13 August 1821 and sentenced to life transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 14 June 2014
John arrived Sydney added about 21 aboard Guildford on 15 July 1822
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 14 June 2014
John had a death sentence 13 March 1827 commuted to 14 years transportation to Norfolk Island. Source; The Australian 11 April 1827 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 14 June 2014
John had Ticket of Leave 42/2727 and TOL Passport 43/0808 issued Parramatta. He gained a Conditional Pardon 48/1969 dated 1 November 1848
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.158

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