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John Fisher, one of 206 convicts transported on the Ganges, August 1796
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 211 (106)
||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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Kerry Nyhuis (Wykes) on 2nd July, 2015 wrote:
John Fisher (Fither) was charged with robbing the Manchester Stage Coach of a truss. Also charged with this crime and present at the time was Benjamin Wyke who was also sent to Australia on the Ganges. For full newspaper article on this crime, see Benjamin Wyke.
Convict Changes History
Kerry Nyhuis (Wykes) on 2nd July, 2015 made the following changes: