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John Fullagher

John Fullagher, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Fullagher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th August, 1875
Age: 90 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 425 (212)
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

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 wrote:

John was charged with larceny as a Servant; March 29 1809, at Kent, aged 23. He was convicted and sentenced to Death. This sentence was later commuted to one of Transportation for Life.

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 wrote:

In the colony, John married Esther Latham (or Leadham) (Convict, Wanstead, 1814). They married in 1817 At Sydney.
They appear to have had 6 or perhaps 7 children.

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref F1477] Fulligan, John, 35, conditional pardon, Anne, 1810, life, Protestant, tailor, Parramatta
Fulligan, Esther, 36, free by servitude, Wanstead, 1814, 7 years, Protestant
Fulligan, William, 12, born in the colony’
Fulligan, Sarah, 9, born in the colony
Fulligan, Mary, 4, born in the colony
Fulligan, John, 2, born in the colony

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th August, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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