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Jeremy Garfield

Jeremy Garfield, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 13 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremy Garfield
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 7 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 13th July, 1822
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 189 (95)
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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Anonymous on 1st September, 2011 wrote:

the old baily central criminal court london
JEREMY GARFIELD, Deception > fraud, 12th September 1821.
JEREMY GARFIELD was indicted for feloniously exposing to sale certain twelve silver spoons, with a counterfeit mark thereon, resembling the mark used by the Goldsmith’s Company, knowing it to be counterfeit, with intent to defraud .

The prisoner pleaded GUILTY . Aged 42.

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Before Mr. Baron Graham .


JEREMY GARFIELD, Deception > forgery, 12th September 1821.

JEREMY GARFIELD was again indicted for feloniously forging and counterfeiting a stamp or mark on certain articles of plate, with intent to defraud our Lord the King .

SECOND COUNT, for uttering and publishing the same, as true, with the like intent.

No evidence (See page 422.)


Anonymous on 1st March, 2012 wrote:

jeremy garfield was also given a pardon if he served as a policeman in bathhurstthey harved his sentence from 14 years to seven he owned a pub called the eliza of london and a wine bar in pitt st,while being a policeman in sydney he and two other constables tried to break up a fight between a group of irishmen and all the police officers were put in hospital,jeremy garfield nearly lost his eye sight

Noel Martin on 7th October, 2012 wrote:

jeremy garfield also owned a pub in sydney called the eliza of london and a wine bar in pitt street sydney.while serving as a policeman he was with two other constables outside a pub in sydney they tried to break up a brawl between a group og irishman the group took to the three policemen with palings off a fence causing serious injuries jeremy garfield had servere facial injuries and nearly lost his eye sight only for the doctor at st vincents hospital.the three ring leaders of the assault were given jail terms between 18 months and two years and transported to newcastle gaol.jeremy garfield is related to me my 3rd greatgrand father his daughter elizabeth garfield was married to my great granfather charles kayelizabet garfield was my 2nd great grandmother
noel martin

Convict Changes History

Noel Martin on 7th October, 2012 made the following changes:

gender, crime

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