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John Mayo

John Mayo, one of 325 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, May 1792

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mayo
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1763
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1821
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bucks. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 30th May, 1791
Arrival date: 7th October, 1792
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 346 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 176
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

Denis Pember on 1st December, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, John married Mary Weldon (Convict, 1803, “Glatton”).  Married Parramatta, 1804…
John Maho [sic] of the parish of St John and Mary Weldon of ditto were married in this church by banns this sixth day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and four by me Samuel Marsden.
John Maho made his X mark in the register and Mary Weldon signed the register
in the presence of Henry Marr who signed the register and Eleanor Norris who made her X mark in the register.
The couple had three children between 1807 and 1813.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 1st December, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1763 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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