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Henry Maroschosky, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Morshesky, Maroscesky, Moroseholy, Die Moxzesky
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Southampton, Portsmouth Borough Quarter Sessions
30th January, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 220 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240
||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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D Wong on 9th July, 2019 wrote:
From Ancestry Convict Indents:
The name is unreadable but this is the only conviction on the 10/4/1815 at Southampton.
22 years old on arrival, 5’5¾”, sallow complexion, dark flaxen hair, hazel eyes.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
MORESHESKY, Henry. Per “Ocean”, 1816
1816 Feb 5: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Ocean” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution; listed as Moroseholy (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.337)
1817 Jun 10: On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Lady Nelson”; listed as Henry Die Mozesky (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.178)
1818 Jun: On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.65)
1820 Nov 22-Dec 14: To be transported to Newcastle for life. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.21)
1821 Jan 26: On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Prince Leopold” (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.69)
1823 Feb 25: On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per “Mermaid” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.392-3)
Maureen Withey on 9th July, 2019 wrote:
Henry Maraschosky was convicted of stealing a pair of trowsers and a leather purse, the 7th of March last, the property of Elijah Smee, and sentenced to be transported for seven years.
Hampshire chronicle, 17 April 1815
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th July, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Morshesky, alias2: Maroscesky, alias3: Moroseholy, alias4: Die Moxzesky, gender: m, occupation, crime
Maureen Withey on 9th July, 2019 made the following changes: