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John Fisher

John Fisher, one of 206 convicts transported on the Ganges, August 1796

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Fisher
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Leicester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ganges
Departure date: August, 1796
Arrival date: 2nd June, 1797
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 208 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 211 (106)
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

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:

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