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John Hart (1793–1830)

John Hart was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1823 aboard the Earl St Vincent. The ship's indent gave his occupation as shepherd, his age as 30 and his height as 5 ft 9 ins (176 cms). In 1825 he was working as a government servant for Mr Icely at Bathurst. In 1828, while still a convict, he was working as an overseer for John Blaxland jnr. He married Mary Brooker in February 1829. He was buried on 16 August 1830.

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Kildare, Ireland


15 August, 1830 (aged ~ 37)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years