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John Manuel

John Manuel, one of 164 convicts transported on the Morley, July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Manuel
Aliases: Prince (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1768
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: July, 1818
Arrival date: 7th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 62
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th May, 2021 wrote:

1818 - Old Bailey On Line

Born 1768.
Tried; 6 May 1818.
Transported; July 1818

Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of shoplifting (for stealing, on the 28th of March, one shaving-case, value 12s.; two razors, value 4s.; one pair of scissors, value 1s.; one strop, value 9d.; one shaving-brush, value 6d.; one tooth-brush, value 3d.; one box, value 1s.; one pair of snuffers, value 2s., and one hone, value 6d., the goods of James Priest , privately in his shop). Found guilty, guilty theft under 5s. Sentenced to transportation.

1818 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No;
Name; John Manuel alias John Prince
Age; 55
Trial; London - 6 May 1818
Height; 5 ft. 3 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Black

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 122
Name; John Manuel or John Prince
Ship arrived by; Morley
To whom assigned; INVALIDED

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th May, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Prince (alias) (prev. Prince (Alias)), date of birth: 1768 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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