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John King

John King, one of 272 convicts transported on the Perseus and Coromandel, January 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 29th October, 1835
Age: 70 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: -
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Perseus and Coromandel
Departure date: January, 1802
Arrival date: 14th August, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 305 (152)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th September, 2021 wrote:

1822 - New South Wales, Census and Population Books
Ann Kelly. F. S. Ship; William Pitt. 7 years . 1. male child. Wife to King

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; Ann Kelly
Age; No Details
Class; F. S.
Vessel; William Pitt - 1806 - 7 years
Employment/Remarks; WIFE; King, Campbelltown

1828 - New South Wales, Australia Census.
John King. Age; 63. A. P. Perseus - 1802. LIfe. Protestant. } Farmer. Macquarie Fields. Lower Minto
Ann King. Age; 50. Free. William Pitt - 1806 - 7 years }
William King. Age; 20. Born Colony }
George King. Age; 18. Born Colony }

Convict Changes History

Jodie Field on 1st September, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1765, date of death 29th October, 1835, gender

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