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John Andrews

John Andrews, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 04 August 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Andrews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 4th August, 1836
Arrival date: 9th December, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 340
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

Maureen Withey on 19th June, 2020 wrote:

Burglary at Loose. Edwin Bassett, 16; William Sawyer, 19, John Andrews, 24, John Sawyer, 17, for burglary in the dwelling-house of Elizabeth Cbarteris, at Loose, and stealing therefrom four cloaks, three muffs, one tippet, sixteen silver spoons, and other articles, value £15, her property.
South Eastern Gazette, 2 Mar 1836.

The undermentioned convicts were last week removed from the county goal and put on board the Fortitude hulk, at Chatham :—James Thurthill, John Sawyer, John Hayes, William Sawyer, John Andrews, James Dabin, and Joseph Bennett, transported for life. - John Reuben, Charles Brisley, and John Smith, transported for 14 years.—James Taylor, James Scott, Charles Choat, and Timothy Reardon, transported for 7 years.
West Kent Guardian, 9 April 1836

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 19th June, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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