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John Fisher

John Fisher, one of 280 convicts transported on the Recovery, 26 October 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Fisher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1841
Age: 21 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Session Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 26th October, 1835
Arrival date: 25th February, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 190
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2020 wrote:

Trade or Calling: FACTORY BOY

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. Annotated Printed Indentures 1836

No; 36-747 127
Native Place: London
Date of Trial: 21 September 183?
Height;5 Ft 1 1/02 Inches
Complexion: Sallow and freckled
Hair: Brown
Eyes; Brown
Ticket of Leave; 36/747
General Remarks; DEAD Noted against his name
Died at Paterson
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: John Fisher. Date of Death: Jul 1841
District: Paterson

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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