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John Ellison

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ellison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 8th September, 1832
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 995 other convicts

References

Primary source: Old Bailey; Online database records. Baxter, Carol; Musters of New South Wales: 1802, 1806, 1811 and 1814. Sainty, Malcolm & Johnson, Keith; 1828 Census of New South Wales.
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Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 28th January, 2016 wrote:

Part record Old Bailey transcript 17870418-11.
ALEXANDER WILSON, WILLIAM REYNOR, JOHN ELLISON, and WILLIAM DEAN, were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 16th day of April, seven linen shirts, value 35 s. and one frock, value 1 s. the property of John Shepherd, clerk.
...........
ALL FOUR GUILTY .
Each transported for seven years .
Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.

Denis Pember on 28th January, 2016 wrote:

John is recorded in all the Muster records from 1802 to 1814 - edited by Carol Baxter.

1802:
[Ref AF208] John Ellison, Ticket of Leave, New #208.

1806:
[Ref A1380] John Ellison, Albermarle, FBS, works for William Singleton.

1811:
[Ref 1868] John Ellison, Albermarle, tried April 1787, Old Bailey. 7 years (PRO n0854)

1814:
[Ref 2284] John Ellison, Albermarle Off Stores. Boatman.

Denis Pember on 28th January, 2016 wrote:

John married Sarah Watkins (Convict, Canada, 1810). They married October 7 1817 at Parramatta.
John Ellinson, free, of the parish of Parramatta and Sarah Watkin were married in this church by banns this seventh day of October 1817 by me Samuel Marsden.
John and Sarah both made their X marks in the register in the presence of John Bishop and Martha Bishop who also made their X marks.
John and Sarah had a large family 10 born between 1811 and 1828.

Denis Pember on 28th January, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref E0395] Ellison, John, 65, free by servitude, Albermarle, 1797, 7 years, Protestant, publican, Parramatta, 50 acres all cleared and cultivated, 7 horses.
[Ref E0396] Ellison, Sarah, 29 [sic], free by servitude, Canada, 1810 7 years, Protestant.
[Ref E0397] Ellison, William 17 born in the colony.
[Ref E0398] Ellison, Henry 15 born in the colony.
[Ref E0399] Ellison, Thomas 13 born in the colony.
[Ref E0400] Ellison, Sarah 11 born in the colony.
[Ref E0401] Ellison, John 9 born in the colony.
[Ref E0402] Ellison, James 6 born in the colony.
[Ref E0403] Ellison, Jane 5 born in the colony.
[Ref E0404] Ellison, Samuel 3 born in the colony.
[Ref E0405] Ellison, Eliza 2 born in the colony.
[Ref E0406] Ellison, George 1 month born in the colony.
# NOTE The census information about Sarah is inaccurate. She was actually aged about 40.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 28th January, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Old Bailey; Online database records. Baxter, Carol; Musters of New South Wales: 1802, 1806, 1811 and 1814. Sainty, Malcolm & Johnson, Keith; 1828 Census of New South Wales. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: E

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