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John Lowrie

John Lowrie, one of 306 convicts transported on the Fortune and Alexander, January 1806

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Lowrie
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1784
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1873
Age: 89 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft of linen
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fortune and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1806
Arrival date: 12th July, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 375 (187)
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

Robert Perry on 18th June, 2012 wrote:

Married Sarah Bockerah in 1810 and had many children. Made lots of money in Sydney and then got caught up in more dodgy dealings and lost it again. Moved to New Zealand and ended up running the government ferry service in Kawhia and Karaka.

Convict Changes History

Robert Perry on 18th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1784-00-00, date of death 1873-00-00, gender m

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