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John Crowe

John Crowe, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Crowe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1793
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1071 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 35 (19)
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 25th April, 2020 wrote:

National Archives. Ref: HO 47/6/73

Certificate/memorial of Henry Gould and William Kempe concerning several convicts attainted on the Home Circuit in 1787 for whom ‘some favourable Circumstances’ appeared on/after their trial and now recommended for mercy on the conditions set against their names:
Hertfordshire Assizes at Hertford on 19 July 1787
John Crow, for breaking and entering a dwelling house, and stealing goods, valued 16/2, property of Martha Starr. 14 years transportation.

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 wrote:

10 December 1793 – Hanged at Sydney for burglary

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th September, 2021 wrote:

Old Sydney Burial Ground – Inventory of Burials
Name; John Crow/e ** Spelling as per Register **
Age;  No Details
Year of Burial. 10 Dec 1793
Remarks; St Phillips Church Register – Convict
Surprise - 1790

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1793 (prev. 0000)

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