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John Bishop

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bishop
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 22nd February, 1839
Arrival date: 17th June, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 9th June, 2017 wrote:

John Bishop was 15 years old on arrival - his native place was London, Eng.

John was nearly blind in his right eye.
Sick List of the Waverley:
Folio 1: John Bishop, aged 15; convict; sick or hurt, constipation; put on sick list 18 March 1839, discharged 28 March 1839 to duty.

30/12/1843: Newcastle Gaol - Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Paterson charged with insolence and neglect of duty. Sentenced to 2 months on the tread mill and at the expiration of the sentence to be returned to government.

23/9/1847: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th June, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Bishop, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1824, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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