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John Croaker

John Croaker, one of 145 convicts transported on the Mariner, May 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Croaker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: Kent Town and Port of Dover Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mariner
Departure date: May, 1816
Arrival date: 11th October, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 146 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 254
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

Maureen Withey on 21st June, 2020 wrote:

HO-9-7-1 p 20/47.Hulk Report Record for Hulk Retribution at Sheerness.
Received 4 Nov 1815.
John Croaker, age 26, Embezzlement,  tried at Dover, 18 Oct 1815, sentence Beyond ye seas, 14 years, Transpd. 12 May 1816.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 21st June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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