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Abijah John Brown

Abijah John Brown, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abijah John Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 27th September, 1847
Arrival date: 9th January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 224
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

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 wrote:

Abijah was sent to Millbank Prison on 11.8.1846. He was married, and could read and write well. Abijah was an exile, which meant he had a conditional pardon, and was a free man as soon as he landed in Melbourne.

Convict Changes History

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1822-00-00

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