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Curren, John

John Curren/Corren was sentenced to 7 years transportation on 22 March 1787 at Hereford, England. He arrived at Sydney in October 1791 aboard the Admiral Barrington as part of the Third Fleet. He received a land grant at Kissing Point in 1795. By 1802 he was supporting a woman (Elizabeth Leonard? If so on 13 January 1805 Curran charged her with stealing goods from his house. She was sentenced to two years transportation and was sent to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania).  By 1806 he was working as a labourer and was also mustered as a labourer in 1814. It is not known what became of him after 1814.

* information from Biographical Database of Australia — https://www.bda-online.org.au

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'Curren, John ', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/curren-john-30527/text37845, accessed 14 August 2020.

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  • Corren, John
  • Courant, John
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  • Conan, John
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