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John Connelly

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Connelly
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Middlesex, Clerkenwell Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 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 220
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

Helen Conly on 3rd December, 2019 wrote:

He continued on to Melbourne on the Marion arriving on the 25th January 1848. He went into asylum on shore and got employment on the 25th March with a T.V.Foote together with several other convicts (Angus Barr, Peter Chalmers? and John Carp) He had been a prisoner at Parkhurst Prison on the Isle of Wight.

Iris Dunne on 6th December, 2019 wrote:

Convict Index: aged 28
Convicted 6 Oct. 1845
Offence Stealing

Convict Changes History

Helen Conly on 3rd December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 6th December, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000)

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