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John Andrews

John Andrews, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Andrews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1842
Age: 38 years

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: Pocket picking
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 130
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

D Wong on 13th April, 2014 wrote:

Old Bailey: JOHN ANDREWS was indicted for stealing, on the 6th of November , a handkerchief, value 2 s., the goods of Thomas Keating , from his person.  John was 19 years old when tried.

Scar on left eyebrow, MP, hearts, single.

1830: Public Works
1832: Assigned to Rev. Mr Turner
1833: Assigned to N Turner
1835: Public Works.

14/7/1839? CP

6/12/1839: Married Elizabeth Howard (Platina 1837) at St Davids Church, Hobart - one child, Mary Ellen Andrews born 1839

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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