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John Griffin

John Griffin, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntley, 10 May 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Griffin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 21st February, 1838
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 10th May, 1826
Arrival date: 13th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 32
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: John Griffin
Age: 21 [1804]
Date of Conviction: 15 Sep 1825 - Newgate
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1804
Ticket of Leave; 37/1173
Read or write. Single, Protestant
Native County; London
Trade; Errand Boy
Offence; Buying stolen Goods

Height; 5 ft. 0 1/2 in
Complexion; Pale Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Remarks; 3 Toes only of left foot & otherwise deformed
Additional Remarks; Died in Doctor Glennis’s Hospital vide letter No; 38/1703 dated 26 Feb 1838

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, Convicts Deaths. Effects of Deceased Convicts, - 38/0634
Name; John Griffin
Ship. Mar of Huntley
Amount; 1. £.  2 Shillings 8. Pence. Deposited in the Savings Bank of New South Wales
Date of Death; 1838, 21 Feb

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st February, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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