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John Beal, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
11th June, 1813
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 89 (46)
||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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Lee White on 31st May, 2012 wrote:
John Beal[e] married Rosetta[Rose] Johns[t]on in Parramatta 1818.Rose had a daughter Catherine who’d arrived with her,free. John’s wife was emancipated in 1821 so was able to hire him out as a paid worker.By 1824 he worked as an overseer on Robert Craword of Prospect’s farm,clearing. He later worked for Hannibal MacArthur. He was still a convict in 1841. He helped raise Rose’s grandchild Charles, son of Catherine, who named one of his sons after John. He died in 1850
Convict Changes History
Lee White on 31st May, 2012 made the following changes: