Transported Convicts (1789-1826)

John Baglin

John Baglin was born in 1799 in English Bicknor where he worked as a collier. On 9 April 1827, at the age of 28, he was convicted with Thomas James for the theft of a sheep owned by Richard Bennett and sentenced to death commuted to transportation for life. After a spell on the hulk, the Justitia, he was transferred to the Florentia which set sail for New South Wales on 15 September 1827 and arrived on 3 January 1828.  He received a conditional pardon in November 1848.

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