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John Mawson, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||19th February, 1831
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 242
||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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Brian Wills-Johnson on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:
He was charged with having stolen one side of bacon and eight hams from Francis Bulmer & Co of York; further, in company with John Dunhill, he was charged with having stolen from William Burnett of Aismunderby an oak box containing official town books and papers and “a quantity of copper monies of the value of forty shillings and upwards…” - Charge documents of the York Castle Lent Assizes, 11 March 1815.
Convict Changes History
Brian Wills-Johnson on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 19th February, 1831, crime
Iris Dunne on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes: