Contribute to this record
Martin Griffin, one of 212 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 30 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Devon, Clifton Hardness Dartmouth Borough Quarter Sessions
30th April, 1852
1st August, 1852
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 211 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 438
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If Martin Griffin was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th July, 2014 wrote:
Ticket of Leave on February 10, 1852.
Said to have escaped, anyway he returned to England.
Reconvicted at Winchester, England on February 27, 1866 for larceny, sentence 7yrs, under the alias name of “George Cowper” and retransported under that name, on the Hougoumont to Western Australia Jan 1868.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th July, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: George Cowper, date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m