The Transported John Oyston
A quick search of Ancestry.co.uk revealed that in 1836 one John Oyston was indeed transported:
A further search, on The Curious Fox web site, revealed:
I have heard from a distant relative that :
If nayone knows how to access the original documents from Newcastle Assizes, I'd love to see the full documentation.
I do know that there are other Oyston's who went to Australia of their own free will. Not all Australian Oystons are bred from convict stock!
So far I have not been able to fit this Oyston into my family tree. Maybe that's just as well...
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