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John Andrews

John Andrews, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Andrews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Labourer
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 144
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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A. Follower on 10th January, 2020 wrote:

c1824: Stated aged 25, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks.

14-Jun-1847: Indicted for stealing 4 barrels, value 4s.; and 1,500lbs. weight of sugar, 30/.; the goods of Thomas Hawley., 14 June 1847 in Old Bailey, London, England. GUILTY. Aged 25.— Transported for Seven Years.

[Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 January 2020), June 1847, trial of JOHN ANDREWS (t18470614-1425)]

30-Sep-1849: Detained on the Prison Hulk, Warrior, at Woolwich, London.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)”, Warrior Convict Hulk at Woolwich, Page 114]

22-Dec-1849: Prisoners from hulks on the Thames River boarded onto the Ship Bangalore for transportation to Australia via Spithead.

16-Feb-1852: Ticket of Leave 50/0125; On the recommendation of Commissioner of Crown Lands [4/4278; Reel 980], Queensland, Australia.

A. Follower on 14th February, 2020 wrote:

13-Aug-1851: Ticket of Leave cancelled for being absent from District. Illegally at large.

The undermentioned prisoners of the Crown being absent from their Districts, are illegally at large :-

John Andrews, Bangalore, 29, Middlesex, laborer, 5 feet 3 3/4 inches, dark ruddy and much pockpitted comp,, dark brown hair, hazel grey eyes, nose inclining a little to the right side, raised scar on knuckle of little finger of right hand, three small scars on front of small of right leg, small round scar front of left leg, arms, and legs hairy ; from Ticket of Leave, Moreton Bay, since 1851.

[New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), [No. 93], Page 1351. - 15 August 1851]

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 10th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

A. Follower on 14th February, 2020 made the following changes:


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