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John Marsh

John Marsh, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, 18 July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Marsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 18th July, 1818
Arrival date: 18th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 45 (24)
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 20th November, 2018 wrote:

21/2/1818 Lancaster Gazette Lancashire, England:
Committed to our Castle since onr last: — John Marsh, charged with a burglary in the house of Jonathan Walton, at Southworth-with-Cross,. and stealing six silver tea-spoons, a pair of silver sugar-tongs, and other articles.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
MARSH, John. Per “Shipley”, 1818

1818 Nov 24:  On list of convicts disembarked from the “Shipley” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.168)

1823:  On list of convicts maintained by William Cox free of expense to the Crown in 1823 (Reel 6059; 4/1773 p.159a)

1823 Apr 30:  On list of convicts in the employ of William Cox of Clarendon and his two sons George and Henry (Fiche 3062; 4/1834B No.73 p.469)

1829: TOL Bathurst
10/6/1832: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th November, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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