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John Horseington

John Horseington, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Horseington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 13th October, 1803
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 12th February, 1879
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 2nd October, 1822
Arrival date: 4th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: England Criminal Registers (Class: HO 27; Piece: 24; Page: 175). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/8). State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4008; Microfiche: 649). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 226
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

Tracy Smith on 23rd February, 2019 wrote:

he changed his name to John OSLINGTON

Iris Dunne on 23rd February, 2019 wrote:

Prison Hulk ship Leviathan moored at Portsmouth, aged 19, Date received 20 June 1822, Offence: Stealing Half-Crown from the Parson (with William Calcomb and John Bateridge, both on same Hulk ship and transport ship)

Convict Indents: Conviction 3 June 1822, aged 19, Trade: Errand boy

Iris Dunne on 23rd February, 2019 wrote:

Criminal Registers: Offence Larceny from the person

Maureen Laing on 22nd August, 2020 wrote:

Assigned to Thomas Raine (captain of the Surry) to work on his property near Bathurst.Ticket of leave 16/08/1836.married 13/02/1843 to Jane Ewing (b 1818 Armagh,Ireland, d 8/12/1903),name spelled Horsington.
1863 living in Marulan, near Goulburn NSW.
1871 admitted to asylum in Parramatta with depression.he died in 1879 in the asylum and is buried in the cemetery nearby. By this time the family name had changed to Oslington.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 23rd February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/8). State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4008; Microfiche: 649). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 226 (prev. Australian Joint Copying P

Iris Dunne on 23rd February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: England Criminal Registers (Class: HO 27; Piece: 24; Page: 175). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/8). State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4008; Microfiche: 649). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece

Maureen Laing on 22nd August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 13th October, 1803 (prev. 1803), date of death: 12th February, 1879 (prev. 0000)

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