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Jeremiah Firmin

Jeremiah Firmin, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Firmin
Aliases: Firman, Ferman
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 20th March, 1822
Age: 21 years

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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Suffolk, Liberty of Bury St Edmunds Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 28th August, 1821
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 97 (50)
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

D Wong on 25th February, 2018 wrote:

11/4/1821 Bury and Norwich Post Suffolk, England:
Jeremiah Firman, for breaking and entering the dwelling-house of John Steam, of Hengrave, and stealing his property.

Jeremiah Firmin/Firman was 19 years old when convicted.

Colonial Secretary Papers:

FIRMIN, Jeremiah. Per “Mary”, 1822
1822 Jan 28:  On list of convicts landed from the “Mary” and forwarded to Bringelly for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)

No further records found.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st April, 2020 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011
Jeremiah Ferman. Pris. Ship Mary) Dist of Liverpool (Hospital) Died 20/03/1822 (Dysentery) Aged 24 Years was buried the 21 instant

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th February, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Firman, date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias2: Ferman, date of death: 20th March, 1822 (prev. 0000)

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