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Henry Maroschosky

Henry Maroschosky, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Maroschosky
Aliases: Morshesky, Maroscesky, Moroseholy, Die Moxzesky
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Music fiddler
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Southampton, Portsmouth Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1815
Arrival date: 30th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240
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 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.

Occupation: Fiddler/Musician

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:


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