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John Mallet

John Mallet, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mallet
Aliases: Mallett
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 160
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

D Wong on 3rd November, 2012 wrote:

John Mallet was 18 years old when indicted for stealing 1 handkerchief, value 2s., and 1 snuff-box, value £1, the goods of John Bent, from his person.

1844: TOL Moreton Bay.

D Wong on 29th December, 2018 wrote:

John was 19 years old on arrival.
Native Place: London.

John was illiterate, Catholic, single, 5’6½” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, sandy hair, brown eyes, eyebrows meeting, scar over left, scar back of forefinger of right hand.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 3rd November, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1811, gender, occupation, crime

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