FORD John Thomas

Name John Thomas FORD
Country Of Origin England
Born 1799
Died 1862
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1799, Jermyn Street, St James, London, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
Trial 24 November 1845, Knutsford, Nether, Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence Seven years transportation for stealing a watch from his employer John Adams.
Arrival 23 August 1846 on the convict ship, Palmyra
Police Number 18786
Convict Assignment 1847, 1849, 1851: Ellis Casper and Son, Liverpool Street, Hobart
Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon
Other Twelve months at Rocky Hills Probation Station
4 December 1852: Free Certificate

1861: Clock and watchmaker John Shipley left instructions in his will to pay John Ford, Hobart watchmaker, £5 for services rendered.

Death 30 September 1862, General Hospital, Hobart, recorded as a 60-year-old watchmaker born in Middlesex.
Cause of death: Paralysis
TAHO: CON33/1/81, CON18/1/47, CON14/1/36, CON13/1/13, AD960/1/5 Will No. 915 1861 [John Shipley], RGD35/1/6 no3542 Death 1862.
Cornwall Chronicle 11 December 1852.