Name John READ
Country Of Origin England
Born 1793
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1793, London, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker
Work Locations Oatlands
Street Address
Trial 12 April 1820, Central Criminal Court, London
Sentence Transportation for life for stealing one watch seal, valued at 20 shillings, the property of John Beavan, stable keeper, Bloomsbury, London.
Arrival 28 December 1820 on the convict ship, Juliana
Police Number 193
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave September 1831
Conditional Pardon 10 October 1836.
June 1846: Conditional pardon extended to residence within the Australian Colonies or New Zealand.
Other September 1836: Oatlands
1854: John ‘Reed,’ watchmaker, Oatlands, listed on a petition in the Colonial Times.
Death unknown
TAHO: CON31/1/34, CON23/1/3.
Web: Founders & Survivors convict database.
The Tasmanian 24 September 1831; Cornwall Chronicle 13 June 1846 [John Reid, Juliana]; Colonial Times 6 September 1854 [Reed].