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Matthew Gooch, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Norfolk, Norwich City Quarter Sessions
4th March, 1828
14th July, 1828
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 190 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 324
||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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Steve on 21st January, 2012 wrote:
Born at Hythe, Kent, England.
Married to Dinah Rebecca Lane 26/12/1835 at Bong Bong (7kms from Bowral on the Moss Vale Road, just before you pass over the bridge on the Wingecarribee River.)
Died 1875. Tamworth, NSW, Australia
Phil Hands on 15th March, 2017 wrote:
Tried and convicted at the Norfolk Quarter Sessions in Norwich on 11th July 1827 for picking pockets, sentenced to transportation for 7 years.
Left England on 7th March 1828.
Ship:- the ‘Phoenix I’ sailed with 190 male convicts on board, there were no reported deaths during the voyage.
Arrived on 14th July 1828.
Married Diana Rebecca Lane on 26th December 1835 at Bong Bong NSW, they had 2 children, William 1837 & Susan 1840.
Matthew died in Tamworth NSW in 1875, Diana died in 1891 in Manilla NSW.
Convict Changes History
Steve on 21st January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1811-00-00, date of death 1875-00-00, gender m