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John Fowler

John Fowler, one of 210 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 11 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Fowler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 11th March, 1837
Arrival date: 16th July, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 210 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 1
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

Nell Murphy on 28th March, 2016 wrote:

John Fowler was convicted at Bedford, England on 5 Jan 1836 for stealing ducks. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Blenheim’ arriving 16 July 1837.

Married, wife Sarah at Paddington.  1 child.

Ticket of Leave 1841
Free Certificate 1843

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th March, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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