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Francis Ford

Francis Ford, one of 180 convicts transported on the Almorah, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Ford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Framework knitter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Leicester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 29th August, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 339 (171)
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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Lavinia on 21st June, 2012 wrote:

Native place: Nottingham
Occupation: Framework knitter
Height: 18 years
Age: 5 ft 0 in
Complex: Fair Ruddy
Hair: Flaxen
Eyes: Grey
Arrived: Sydney 31 August 1817
Source: Source: James McClelland’s ‘Convicts Arriving in Australia’ January to June 1817 Book 33.

Maureen Withey on 1st March, 2020 wrote:

GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 284.  Colonial Secretary’s Office, 21st Nov., 1843.
The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified to the under-mentioned persons, that it is his intention to recommend Her Majesty the Queen to grant to them Absolute Pardons.
In the meantime they will receive, on application at the office of the Comptroller-General of Convicts, a Ticket-of-Leave or General Pass, in accordance with the 2nd Section of the Act of Parliament, 6 Vict. chap. 7 :-
Francis Ford, Almorah & Pilot;
The Courier, Hobart, 1 Dec 1843.

Maureen Withey on 1st March, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-13$init=CON31-1-13p17
32. Francis Ford. Almorah and Pilot. Tried Aug. 1816, Life.

Convict Changes History

Lavinia on 21st June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1798-00-00, gender m

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