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Isaac Brown

Isaac Brown, one of 128 convicts transported on the Champion, 24 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Champion
Departure date: 24th May, 1827
Arrival date: 17th October, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 187 (95)
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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Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2019 wrote:

Isaac Brown was convicted at the Old Bailey.

ISAAC BROWN, Theft - grand larceny, 11th January 1827.

387. ISAAC BROWN was indicted for stealing, on the 8th of January , 2 shillings, and 4 sixpences , the monies of Sarah Turner .

SARAH TURNER . I am single . On the 8th of January I lived at Mr. Burrows’, at the sign of the Strong Man, public-house, Lower East Smithfield . I had put two shillings, and four sixpences into a drawer in my room; it was not locked; one of the sixpences was an old coin, which I had had six months, and can swear to - the prisoner had lodged at the house ten nights, and slept on the third floor; I missed my money, and mentioned it in his presence; he said he had not been in my room; the officer was sent for, and searched him; I was called in, and saw the two shillings and four sixpences on the table; one was the old coin sixpence.

STEVEN BURROWS . My father keeps this house. I saw the prisoner searched in the tap-room; he said he had no money; but it was found in his fob. Turner was called in and identified the sixpence.

FRANCES TURNER . I saw the prisoner in the prosecutrix’s room, brushing his clothes, on the morning the money was missed; he stood near the drawers, and I heard some money chink, but did not see him take any.

JOHN BURROWS . I keep this house. My son’s account is correct.

JAMES WITNEY . I am an officer. I was fetched, and found this money on him.

GUILTY . Aged 24.

Transported for Seven Years .

Source: Old Bailey online.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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