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John Ford

John Ford, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 21st December, 1842
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 489 (245)
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

Tony Beale on 25th July, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for John Ford From Bristo single protestant who could not read or write age 23. 5’ 8 3/4” dark ruddy and slightly pockpitted, brown hair and grey eyes

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for John Ford

1832-33 Assigned to Mr William Ogilvie of Merton Desertion 2nd Time

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia, Convict Pardons and Tickets of Leave, 1834-1859 for John Ford
The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 - 1842) Tue 3 Aug 1841 Page 4 TICKETS-OF-LEAVE.
PRINCIPAL Superintendent of Convicts’ Office,
Sydney, 29th July, 1841. The undermentioned male prisoners of the Crown have obtained tickets-of-leave since the last day of publication: Merton-
John Ford Mangles

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for John Ford no 41/1494 dated 18/7/1841 Allowed to stay in the Merton area.

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879 Died at Norfolk Island 21/12/1842

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 25th July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st December, 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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