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John Ellard

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ellard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1771
Occupation: Boatman
Date of Death: 1806
Age: 35 years

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: Stealing lead
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sugar Cane
Departure date: 12th April, 1792
Arrival date: 17th September, 1793
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 92 other convicts


Primary source: NSW Gov Convict Records.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 7th July, 2016 wrote:

Born - County Wicklow Ireland.

D Wong on 9th July, 2016 wrote:

C1798: Married Bridget Nowland (Queen 1791) – Elizabeth born 1799, and others not listed.

1806 Census:
John Ellard, Sugar Cane, self employed, free by servitude, Boatman
Bridget Nowland, Queen, free by servitude, Lives with John Erratt.

C1806-1810: John was listed in the muster of 1806.  In a petition to the Governor in 1810, Bridget Nowland stated that the father of her children had drowned on a voyage to Howe Island.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 7th July, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Convict Records. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Ellard, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1771, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 9th July, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 1806 (prev. 0000)

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