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John Andrews

John Andrews, one of 240 convicts transported on the Parkfield, 12 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Andrews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1867
Age: 59 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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Parkfield
Departure date: 12th May, 1839
Arrival date: 1st September, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 44
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

Anonymous on 16th June, 2012 wrote:

John Andrews was indicted along with his brother James, and brother-in law John Dare for highway robbery.  All three arrived on the Parkfield.

John had been married in England to Sarah Beck, Sarah had 2 illigitimate children Ann and Caroline before she married John then they had 3 children together, Harriet, Elias and Henry.

John died at Wollombi in 1867 at the age of 60.
I do not know if he married again here.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 16th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808-00-00, date of death 1867-00-00, gender m

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