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John Green

John Green, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Green
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Agamemnon
Departure date: 22nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 297 (150)
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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Maureen Withey on 6th March, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 06 March 2021), January 1820, trial of JOHN GREEN (t18200112-11).
JOHN GREEN, Miscellaneous > returning from transportation, 12th January 1820.

219. JOHN GREEN was indicted for that he, at the General Quarter Session of the Peace, held by adjournment, at the New Bailey Court-house in Salford, for the County Palatine of Lancaster, on the 25th of October, 1815, was convicted of petit larceny, and was ordered to be transported beyond the seas for the space of seven years, and that he on the 25th of October, 1819 , feloniously was at large without any lawful excuse, at St. Mary Woolnoth , before the expiration of the said term for which he was so ordered to be transported .

The prisoner pleaded

GUILTY . - DEATH . Aged 27.

Before Mr. Recorder.


Moreton Bay Convict Register.
John Green,  per Agamemnon, Tried at London G.D., 12 Jan 1820,  Life, Hatter.  Colonial Sentence: Crim. Ct.. Sydney, 24 Sep 1829, Larceny. 7 years, Returned to Sydney, 12 Nov 1836. 
Description: John Green, native of Manchester, age 37, 5 ft 7 ins, Sallow comp, dk brown hair, grey eyes, right arm crippled, E. religion.

Colonial Sectretary Correspondence. Ref 30/1099. (Re Moreton Bay.)

Letter received 10 Feb 1830, signed Mary Green, (her X) at Mr Scotts’s Prince Street. Petition of Mary Green/ free, wife of John Green/ “Agamemnon” – mentions prosecution of Barnett Levy – begging permission to join husband at Moreton Bay
Certificate re Petitioner [Mary Green]
Notes re above.


1828 Census index.
John Green, age 38, T.L. Agamemnon, 1820, Life, protestant. Clerk to Barnett Levy, Sydney.
Mary Green, alias Brady, age 28, CF, John Bull, 1821, catholic.


Criminal Court. Thursday.
John Green was indicted for stealing four books on the 2lst of September, from the dwelling
house of Mr. Barnett Levey.— Guilty— Seven years transportation to a penal settlement.
The Australian, 25 Sep 1829.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 6th March, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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