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John Brown

John Brown, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Footman/groom
Date of Death: 30th June, 1835
Age: 29 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: Pickpocket
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 115 (59)
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 23rd December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Guildford - 1827
Name; John Brown. Age; 20 [1806]
No; 75
Read or write. Single,
Native County; London
Trade; Footman
Offence; Picking Pockets
Trial; London - 12 Jan 1826 - Life
Height; 5 ft. 1
Complexion; Black
Hair; Black
Eyes; Black
Assigned; Australian Ag Company
Additional Remarks; DIED in the Hospital at Parramatta as reported in the return dated 30 June 1835

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials, 1835
No; 110
Name; John Brown
Abode; Parramatta
When buried; 20 June 1835
Age; 23 years
Ship’s Name; Guildford
Quality or profession. Prisoners Hospital
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Samuel Marsden


Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th June, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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