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John Marriott

John Marriott, one of 225 convicts transported on the Stag, 02 February 1855

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Marriott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 28th January, 1907
Age: 77 years

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 Life

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Stag
Departure date: 2nd February, 1855
Arrival date: 23rd May, 1855
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 107 (55)
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

Dorothy James on 31st July, 2014 wrote:

Huntingdon Gaol Calendar 17/03/1851.

D Wong on 1st August, 2014 wrote:

John Marriott was 25 years old when transported for “Firing farm buildings”.

John was 5’ 6” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, slight build, 2 scars left arm, scrofula marks on neck, married with no children.

20/5/1858: TOL
28/5/1862: CP

9/12/1868: Married Catherine/Kathleen Noon (born Ireland) and died 5/3/1909 aged 68.  They had 4 children.

30/6/1869: Charged with forging and uttering – 3 years imprisonment.

20/7/1780: Certificate of Rem.

12/3/1875: The Western Australian Times:
John Marriott, milkman, in Mr. Johnston’s employment was charged by p.c. Earle, with
leaving his milk trap and horse on the highway opposite the Freemasons’ Hotel, on the evening of the 4th inst, for a space of 10 minutes, without anybody in charge thereof. Marriott contended that 4 minutes could not have elapsed between his leaving and returning to it, but the constables evidence was corroborated by that of Sergt, McClarty, when His Worship fined Marriott in 10s. and 3s. 6d, costs, which his master, who was in court, promised to pay.

1884: Was a market gardener and dairyman and had lived in Lord Street for the last 9 years.

1888: Was a dairyman in Perth, seems he bought and sold many parcels of land around Perth.

2/2/1907 Western Mail, Perth:

The funeral of Mr. John Mariott, took place on Tuesday afternoon, and was largely attended. The cortege starting from the deceased late residence, “Rosell Cottage,” 598 Beaufort Street, Perth, proceeded to the Roman Catholic Cemetery, East Perth, where the remains were interred. Tho Rev.Father T. Crowley officiated at the graveside. The pall-bearers were Messrs.C. Bailey, W. Balaam, J. Liddelow, A.Weaver, J. Telford, and R. Parker. The chief mourners were Mrs, C. Marriott (widow of the deceased), Mrs. W. Mort, Mrs. F. Davey, and Mrs. W.E. Scott (Daughters.), Messrs. George, John, and William Marriott (sons),
Messrs. W. F. Mort, F. Davey,  and W.E. Scott (sons-in-Iaw).

Convict Changes History

Dorothy James on 31st July, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 1st August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th January, 1907 (prev. 0000), occupation

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