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John Brown

John Brown, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: School teacher
Date of Death: 1825
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: -
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1817
Arrival date: 1st January, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 374
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 8th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons. Date; 22 Sept 1821
Name; John Brown
Native Place; Fife-shire
Trade or calling; Schoolmaster
Trial where & Date; Hereford Assises - 29 July 1816 - 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 5 1/4
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Flaxen
Completion; Fair Ruddy.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th October, 2021 wrote:

1823 - Trial; Criminal Court.  Sentence; Life. Transported to Port Macquarie

1824 - Clerk. requesting to be recalled from Port Macquarie

1825 -New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; John Brown
Age; No Details
Class;  Convict
Ship; Ocean - 1818 - Life
Employment/Remarks; SHOT; Port Macquarie

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th October, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1825 (prev. 0000)

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