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Michael Fishlock

Michael Fishlock, one of 31 convicts transported on the Gorgon, February 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Fishlock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gorgon
Departure date: February, 1791
Arrival date: 21st September, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 30 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 154
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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Maureen Withey on 13th May, 2019 wrote:

At Salisbury assizes, before Lord Chief Justice Kenyon, …William Smith, for stealing wearing apparel: and Michael Fishlock, for stealing a quantity of beans, were sentenced to be transported for seven years.
Bath Chronicle, 6 Aug 1789

Richard Cook Shergold, and Michael Fishlock, charged on oath with feloniously breaking and entering the granary of Thomas Brown at Coate, and stealing a quantity of beans, his property. The former two years hard labour, and the latter to be transported for seven years.
Hampshire Chronicle 1 Aug 1789

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 13th May, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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