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John Kingswell

John Kingswell, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Kingswell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Waterman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton, Borough of Newport in the Isle of Wight Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 325 (164)
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 21st March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Phoenix 3 - 1828
Indent No; 127
Name; John Kingswell
Age; 33
Catholic, Single
Native Place; Isle of Wright
Trade or calling; Waterman & baker
Trial where & Date; Sacrilage - Isle of Wright - 22 Jan 1828
Sentence; 7 years, 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 7 in
Eyes; Dk. Brown
Hair; Dl. Brown
Completion; Ruddy
Remarks CAME Here in the Lady Castlereagh in the same name and served his time of transportation 7 years in V D Land.
Assigned; Wm. Davis, Parramatta

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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