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Isaac Kemp

Isaac Kemp, one of 250 convicts transported on the General Stewart, 19 July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Kemp
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 12th April, 1857
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: General Stewart
Departure date: 19th July, 1818
Arrival date: 31st December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 76
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

D Wong on 14th June, 2013 wrote:

Isaac Kemp was 22 years old on arrival in NSW.

Isaac was 5’5 1/2” tall, dark ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes.

31/12/1827: TOL Bathurst
1/1/1842: CP

1830: Had a son called William, his mother was Mary ??.
4/10/1836: Married Margaret Murphy (Per Duchess of Northumberland).
1837: Margaret died at Bathurst.
4/9/1839: Married Sarah Shirvington(Pyramus 1831).

12/4/1857: Isaac died when he was run over by his own dray at Cobra. He was working as a Carrier.

Louise Kemp on 17th July, 2014 wrote:

Isaac had 1 child called William. His mother was Mary, a native. Information regarding Mary Kemp and her death is incorrect

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th June, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1796, date of death 12th April, 1857, gender, occupation, crime

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