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John Fielding, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 250
||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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Tony Beale on 1st November, 2020 wrote:
Ann Ralph in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1829
Name: Ann Ralph
Birth Year: abt 1791
Arrival year: 1823
Arriving Vessel: Coromandel 3
Spouse Name: John Fielding ToL 27/357. Character good Trade weaver able to support a wife.
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1762
Spouse Age: 67
Spouse Arrival Year: 1820
Spouse Vessel: Competitor
Marriage Year: Abt 1829
Application Date: 7 Sep 1829
Application Place: Saint Johns Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia. rev Samuel Marsden Sydney. She was a widow and he was a widower
D Wong on 1st November, 2020 wrote:
Manchester Mercury Lancashire, England
6 Jul 1819
John Fielding, charged with having in his possession at Manchester, three forged Bank of England notes for one pound each ; also with having procured twelve base half crowns and seven base shillings, with intent to utter the same.
John Fielding was listed as 58 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Lancashire.
John was 5’10½” tall, fair pale complexion, grey hair, hazel eyes.
John was assigned to work as a weaver at the Female Factory.
Colonial Secretary Index:
FIELDING, John. Per “Coromandel”, 1820
1820 Apr 10: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Coromandel” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.333)
1821 Feb 1-10: Evidence of (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.254)
1823 Jul 8: Overseer of the Male Factory. Request for salary (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.21)
1823 Oct 10: Re his salary as Warden at Male Factory Barracks (Reel 6057; 4/1768 p.140)
7/12/1826: Parramatta -Permission to marry Margaret Sellers (Friendship) she was 54 and on bond - John was 65 on bond—disallowed.
15/9/1829: Parramatta - Permission to marry Ann Ralph (Competitor) she was 38 and on bond - John was 67 and had TOL.
1829: Married at St. John’s, Parramatta.
27/6/1827: TOL Parramatta
Convict Changes History
Tony Beale on 1st November, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1762 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation
D Wong on 1st November, 2020 made the following changes: