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Item: 183167
Surname: Evans
First Name: John
Ship: John 1837
Date: 1837
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW. Microfiche 731. (Ancestry)
Details: John Evans age 45. Married with 2 children. Native place Richmond. Occupation gardener. Tried Central Criminal Court 1 February 1836 and sentenced to transportation for life for having stolen books. 5ft 10 1/2 in, dark sallow complexion, brown hair mixed with grey, hazel eyes, Lost two upper front teeth, two scars back of middle finger of right hand, scar palm of left hand, small mole left cheek raised mole back of neck. Top of head bald


 
Item: 183168
Surname: Evans
First Name: John
Ship: John 1837
Date: 19 February 1836
Place: Fortitude Hulk, Chatham
Source: UK Prison Hulk Registers. Ancestry
Details: Admitted to the Fortitude hulk from Newgate prison on 19th February 1836 having been sentenced to transportation for life for sacrilege. Sent to the John for transportation to NSW on 22 September 1836


 
Item: 183169
Surname: Evans
First Name: John
Ship: John 1837
Date: 1 February 1836
Place: London
Source: The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Online
Details: JOHN EVANS was indicted for feloniously breaking and entering a chapel. called St. Pauls Chapel, in the parish of Clapham, on the 5th of January; and 1 prayer-book, value 5s.; and 1 Bible, value 7s.; the goods of Mary Rogern: 1 Prayer-book, value 5s.; the goods of George Smith; I hymn-book, value 5s.; the goods of John Satchard; 1 hymn-book, value 3s.; the goods of George Webber; 1 hymn-book, value 3s.; the goods of Henry Garrett key; 1 hymn-book value 2s.; the goods of John Barton 1 hymn-book, value 3s.; the goods of Foliat Scott Stokes; and 100 printed books, value 10l.; the goods of certain persons, whose names are unknown, in the said chapel, being then and there found, did feloniously and sacrilegiously steal, take, and carry away, against the Statute, &c.2nd COUNT, for feloniously stealing the same. Sentenced to transportation for life



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