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John Booth, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||20th May, 1819
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
30th January, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 220 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 241 (122)
||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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D Wong on 5th October, 2020 wrote:
Sussex Advertiser Sussex, England
27 Mar 1815:
John Booth, alias Brown, 54, for burglary in the house of Robert Taylor, of Buxted.
Birth dates of 1761, 1768, and 1772 listed.
John Booth was listed on his Indent as 47 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Surrey.
John was 5’8” tall, dark sallow complexion, dar, brown hair, hazel eyes, a labourer.
Colonial Secretary Index:
BOOTH, John alias BROWN. Per “Ocean”, 1816:
1816 Feb 5: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Ocean” and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.338)
Received a COF - but no date listed on NSW Gov. Convict Records also not found on Ancestry.
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes:
alias1: Brown (prev. Brown (Alias)), gender: m
D Wong on 5th October, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1768 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
Gail Robyn Newman on 11th October, 2020 made the following changes:
date of death: 20th May, 1819 (prev. 0000)