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John Fisher

John Fisher, one of 230 convicts transported on the Isabella, April 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Fisher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 22nd September, 1862
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 3rd April, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 14
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

gloria gillies on 30th December, 2014 wrote:

Sent to Newcastle for 2 years in 1820 for stealing a boat and attempting to escape. Married Sarah Troutt (Harmony) 1830, Sydney. Moved to Melbourne c1840. Issue John William, Sarah, Catherine, Eliza, Hester, Eunice, Peter, Walter Richard + 1 dau. deceased. Died Moore St Fitzroy 22/9/1862. Buried with Sarah in Melbourne Cem

Convict Changes History

gloria gillies on 30th December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd September, 1862 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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