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John Birch

John Birch, one of 178 convicts transported on the Marquess of Hastings, 27 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Birch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 12th November, 1832
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Berks. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Hastings
Departure date: 27th June, 1828
Arrival date: 12th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 431 (217)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891

Name: John Birch
Date: 12 Nov 1832
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Death Register, 1828-1879
Volume Number: 4/4549

Ship: Mg Hastings. Age 34

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures. 1827-1828
No;
Native Place: Birkshire
Date of Trial: 29 June 1828
Calling; Ploughman &
Offence; Cow Stealing
Height; 5 ft. 4 inches
Complexion: Fair
Hair: Brown
Eyes; Grey
Remarks: Assigned to the Hon’ble Rob’t Campbell

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th April, 2021 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, Liverpool St Luke
No; 322
Name; John Birch
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 1832, 13 Nov
Age; 34
Ships Name;  Marq. of Hastings
Quality or profession; Insane
By whom the Ceremony was performed; Robert Cartwright

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th November, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th July, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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