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John Heritage

John Heritage, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Heritage
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1st January, 1845
Age: 39 years

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: -
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 117 (60)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th April, 2020 wrote:

1827 - Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Name: John Heritage
Vessel: Guildford
Convicted Date: 13 Jul 1826
Voyage Date: 22 Mar 1827
Colony: New South Wales
Place of Conviction: Stafford, Staffordshire, England
1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
Name: John Herdage
Estimated birth year: abt 1806
Arrival Ship: Guildford
Arrival year: 1822
District: Bathurst
Residence Age: 22
Residence: New South Wales, Australia
Residence Date: 1828
Laborer . Life
New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for John Heritage
Butts of ticket of leave passports, 1835-1869 (NRS 12204) Butts of ticket of leave passports, 1841-1842
No 41/522. 10 December 1841.
Life. Allowed to proceed to the Darling Downs in the service of Captain Mayne for 12 months. on the recommendation of the Patrick Plains bench dated 25 November 1841 41/2805
Item: 98793
Surname: Heritage
First Name: John
Ship: Guildford 1827
Date: 1841 22 June
Place: Muswellbrook
Source: MM
Details: Granted Ticket of Leave
New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869
Name: John Heritage
Immigration Year: 1827
Ticket Date: 16 May 1841
Ticket Place: New South Wales, Australia
Vessel: Guildford

Written across the ticket.
Altered to Morton Bay 17th Jan 1843 per letter from PM Patricks Plains No 42/1535
Altered to Patricks Plains 18th July 1841 per letter fom PM Muswell Brook R No 41/6803

Supposed to have been drowned about 3 years ago near Breaksea Spit having left Brisbane in a boat about that time with a seaman named Thompson to visit the wreck of a vessel at that place and no authorized account has since been received or either boat or crew.  Letter from PM Brisbane dated 15 March 184? R No 48/79???
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: Jno Heritage
Date of Death: 1845
District: Moreton Bay


No exact date of death only 1845.

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st January, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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