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Becket, John (1814–1872)

John Becket, carpenter, was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a saw. He had no previous convictions. He arrived in Sydney in 1828 aboard the Vittoria. He was described as being 5 feet 2inches tall, with a ruddy complexion, brown hair and dark grey eyes.

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'Becket, John (1814–1872)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/becket-john-24418/text36596, accessed 23 July 2019.

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