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Ferrow Marshall

Ferrow Marshall, one of 200 convicts transported on the John Brewer, 01 December 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ferrow Marshall
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Sailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Berwick upon Tweed Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Brewer
Departure date: 1st December, 1841
Arrival date: 6th April, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 417 (210)
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

Derek Marshall on 19th December, 2013 wrote:

Ferrow Marshall was also by profession a labourer and a collier. He is one of my direct ancestors.

D Wong on 19th December, 2013 wrote:

Ferrow Marshall was 18 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for stealing horse hair and some eggs.

Ferrow was 5’4 1/2” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes, face pimpled, reads, single.  His native place was Berwick upon Tweed, his mother was Jane and he had 10 sisters.

Station of Gang: Impression Bay, listed as a labourer.

26/10/1847: Free Certificate.

Convict Changes History

Derek Marshall on 19th December, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 19th December, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1823

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