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John Alsop

John Alsop, one of 156 convicts transported on the Arab, 03 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Alsop
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1867
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 3rd July, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW State Archives HO10/46 & (Colonial Secretary's Papers: NRS 897; Reel Nos: 6041-6064, 6071-6072, page 205a-b). UK Prison Hulk Register HO9/8. Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 181 (91)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Trevor Kelly on 19th December, 2017 wrote:

married Leah Keep Hurst on 8th June 1836, Brighton, Tasmania

Iris Dunne on 29th May, 2020 wrote:

Conduct Record: Tried 2 March 1822, Transported for stealing a watch
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-1$init=CON31-1-1p42

Muster Roll
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-2$init=CON13-1-2P216

Iris Dunne on 29th May, 2020 wrote:

No. 5903, Prison Hulk ship Leviathan moored at Portsmouth, aged 20, received 14 May 1822, Offence Stealing silver watch with chain & seals, NSW 29 June 1822

NSW Colonial Secretarys Papers: On progress reports of the school formed on board the Convict ship Arab during the voyage to Van Diemen’s Land: “...is very attentive”, can sign his name

1826 Convict Muster: Ass. to Mr James Kealey

Convict Changes History

Trevor Kelly on 19th December, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

Brett Beattie on 31st May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000)

Terry Mcgilvray on 29th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1867 (prev. 0000), crime

Iris Dunne on 29th May, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 181 (91) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 181 (91))

Iris Dunne on 29th May, 2020 made the following changes:

source: NSW State Archives HO10/46 & (Colonial Secretary's Papers: NRS 897; Reel Nos: 6041-6064, 6071-6072, page 205a-b). UK Prison Hulk Register HO9/8. Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11

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