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Mountrose Johnson, one of 327 convicts transported on the Indefatigable and Minstrel, 09 May 1812
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||4th January, 1788
|Date of Death:
||6th August, 1860
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 59 (31)
||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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Margrit Cleall on 26th January, 2016 wrote:
Date of Conviction - 21 August 1811, Kent, England.Sheep Stealing-sentenced to death/life
Indefatigable (1)- 18th September, 1811 - Life
Arrival - 1812
Convict Ship Indefatigable 1812
Embarked: 200 men
Voyage: 137 days
Surgeon’s Journal: no
Captain John Cross
Name: Montrose Johnson
Title: Pardons - Conditioinal pardon #1419 - 7th August 1821
D Wong on 19th February, 2020 wrote:
Montrose Johnson was born in Westminster St Margaret, Middlesex.
Son of John Joseph Johnson and Elizabeth Reeves.
12/6/1808: Married Elizabeth Smith in Hayes, Kent, Eng.
2 children: William and James Johnson.
C1819: Had a ‘Common Law Marriage’ with Ellen Hickey (Catherine 1814 to NSW then transferred to VDL per ‘Kangaroo’).
William Hickey Johnson
George Michael Johnson
6/8/1860: Montrose Johnson died of Influenza at 14 Warwick St, Glenorchy, Tas., aged 72
30/3/1860: Ellen died in Glenorchy, Tasmania, of ‘apoplexy’ on the Banks of the Derwent River. Listed as a charcoal burner’s wife.
Convict Changes History
Margrit Cleall on 26th January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 19th February, 2020 made the following changes:
alias1: Montrose, date of birth: 4th January, 1788 (prev. 1788), date of death: 6th August, 1860 (prev. 0000)