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John Lowe

John Lowe, one of 184 convicts transported on the Nithsdale, 26 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Lowe
Aliases: Coleman (alias), Jones (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Nithsdale
Departure date: 26th December, 1829
Arrival date: 12th May, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 270
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 22nd November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; John Lowe, alias Coleman? alias Jones
Ship; Nithsdale
Indent No; 61
Age;  40 Est birth Year; 1790
Unable to Read & Write; Married. Religion; Protestant
Native Place; London
Calling; Labourer
Offence; Returning, receiving
Date of Trial: Lancaster. 29th Aug 1829
Sentence; Life; 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/4.
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Grey
Assigned; Hospital
Noted against his name;
HERE Before by the Marq.  Huntley [arrived in the Colony 13 Sept 1826]

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd November, 2020 wrote:

Ticket of Leave; 40/20. Conditional Pardon No; 48/328.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd November, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Coleman (alias) (prev. Coleman (Alias)), alias2: Jones (alias) (prev. Jones (Alias)), date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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