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John Henry Cashman
John Henry Cashman, one of 292 convicts transported on the Calcutta, February 1803
Name, Aliases & Gender
||John Henry Cashman
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||18th July, 1803
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||London Gaol Delivery
4th October, 1803
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Travelled with 291 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 338
||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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Cameron Nunn on 24th January, 2012 wrote:
"John Henry Cashman, a fine youth of 16 or 17 years of age, having committed a Robbery on one of the Officers of the Ship whose attendant he was, was
drown’d on the Evening of the 18th in his attempt to swim from the Ship."
LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR COLLINS TO LORD HOBART.
His Majesty’s Ship Calcutta,
Simons Town, Cape of Good Hope,
22nd Augt, 1803
Anonymous on 5th February, 2012 wrote:
the expedition set sail on 27 april 1803..on 13 august the convict fleet reached Simon’s Town at the cape where meat,water,bread,livestock,grain and seed were taken onboard,and john henry cashman,a convict jumped into the sea and drowned endeavouring to swim ashore after he had been detected in the theft of a watch and money. history of tas..lloyd robson. chez.
Convict Changes History
Cameron Nunn on 24th January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1803-07-18, gender m