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John Marshall

John Marshall, one of 260 convicts transported on the John, 03 August 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Marshall
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Gentleman's servant
Date of Death: 29th January, 1835
Age: 32 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: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 3rd August, 1833
Arrival date: 1st December, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 200. Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 10th November, 2016 wrote:

John MARSHALL was originally sentenced to 14yrs transportation - to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Layton’ in 1829.  Link to this record: http://www.convictrecords.com.au/convicts/marshall/john/58632

He absconded from the service of Dr. Cook in Sydney and stowed away on the ‘Gilmore’ until he came up on deck at Rio de Janeiro. He returned to England but was recognised by a Constable at Birmingham and resentenced at Warwick on 30 March 1833. Life sentence for returning from transportation.  Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘John II’ arriving 1 Dec 1833.

Aged 30yrs; Gentleman’s servant; dark complexion; black hair; light Hazel eyes.
Native Place - London

No service details on his conduct record.

Died at the hospital New Norfolk, Tasmania on 29 Jan 1835.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 10th November, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 200. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 200), date of birth: 18

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