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Frederick Marshall, one of 200 convicts transported on the Atlas, 27 April 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
* Arrival date is estimated
||Somerset Quarter Session
27th April, 1833
27th December, 1833
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 65 (34)
||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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Joanne Burnett on 26th January, 2021 wrote:
Arrived in Australia from Plymouth UK (dep 30Apr1833) on the Atlas voyage 109 , arrived 24Aug1833.
Transported for stealing a watch from the person. Previous sentence for poaching
Originally from Wells, Somerset, England.
Died at his daughters house at South street Battery Point in December 1885 per death notice in The Mercury and registration of death. Cause of death listed as seniles, age 76. Place of interment is not known. Undertaker was Alex J Clarke of Collins st Hobart.
CONVICT CONDUCT RECORD CON31-1-30 image 143 notes repeated insolence, absent without leave, and drunkeness. Received many lashes and terms of hard labour and hard labour in chains. Assigned to road gangs.
CONVICT CONDUCT RECORDS CON 30-1-30 p139; CON32-1-5 p213; CON 34-1-4 image 348
Granted a pardon 29Aug1854
15Apr1861 – stealing fruit growing in a garden in Davy st – 14 days hard labour
5 foot 3, age 24, fair skin, small head, light brown hair & whiskers, small face, high forehead, light brown brows, grey eyes, sharp nose, small mouth.
Tattoos of children, flowerpot, butterfly above elbow, MJM on same arm
Married 21Nov1853 at age 30 to spinster Mary Cunningham (age 27) in St Georges Church of England, Battery Point. Witnesses were Alfred Johnson and Ann Johnson. Minister Rev P.Fry. Register 522/1971
Marriage Permission granted 16Oct1853
Mary Cunningham was a convict who arrived on the Duke of Cornwall with her two sisters Margaret and Jane, all 3 having been convicted of stealing 4 fowls from a Rev William Bell in Cavan Ireland. A fourth sister Catherine was also convicted and sentenced but not recorded as transported from Ireland. Mary’s death details are not yet known.
Fred Marshall & Mary Cunningham had a Daughter Ann Jane Marshall who moved to Victoria in about 1887-8 with her spouse William Johnson and her two sons Frederick and Albert.
Convict Changes History
Joanne Burnett on 26th January, 2021 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 26th January, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1885 (prev. 0000)