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John Maher, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Isle of Wight Court Martial
30th September, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 219 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 334
||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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Maureen Withey on 16th July, 2019 wrote:
John Maher was employed as a police constable, but was dismissed Dec 1826.
COLONIAL SECRETARY’S OFFICE, 19th DECEMBER, 1826.
HIS EXCELLENCY the GOVERNOR has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police of the Colony:
At Grose Farm. - James Sabbey to be Constable, vice John Maher, per Lord Eldon, dismissed.
Sydney Gazette, 20 Dec 1826.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 16th July, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Wheeler (alias) (prev. Wheeler (Alias)), gender: m