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John McCarthy, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Barbados Court Martial
29th March, 1820
7th August, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 191 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 283 (143)
||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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Maureen Withey on 16th August, 2021 wrote:
Colonial Secretary Index.
MCCARTHY, John. Per “Mangles”, 1820.
1821 Jul 26
On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Mermaid” (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.171)
1822 Feb 6,27
To be removed to Port Macquarie having given himself up under the proclamation of Sir Thomas Brisbane (Reel 6008; 4/3504A pp.405, 498)
1822 Feb 6
On lists of convict runaways from Newcastle removed to Port Macquarie per “Newcastle” (Reel 6008, 4/3504A p.494; Reel 6019, 4/3864 pp.350-1)
1822 Jun 6
Appointed constable at Parramatta (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.63)
1822 Oct 22, Dec 20
Confusion of identity with John McCartney, per “Tottenham” (Reel 6068; 4/1815 pp.123, 129)
1822 Dec 10
Re enquiry regarding him; description provided (Reel 6019; 4/3864 p.25)
1823 Jan 27
Constable, Parramatta. Former convict at Port Macquarie (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.2)
1823 Jan 30
Re request for description of (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.272)
1823 Apr 12
Re dismissal of from the Parramatta Police and sending of to Van Diemen’s Land (Reel 6057; 4/1768 p.156)
1823 Apr 14
Prisoner to be provided passage to Hobart (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.129)
1823 Apr 15
Re transfer to Van Diemen’s Land (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.130)
Application for a suit of slop clothing (Reel 6058; 4/1771 p.304)
1823 May 14
Dismissed as constable at Parramatta (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.166)
1823 Jun 16
Re supply of slop clothing (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.522). Reply, 17 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.74)
1823 Jun 30
Re passage to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.599)
1823 Jul 1
Prisoner embarked on the “Nereus” to serve the remainder of his sentence at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.618)
Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record.
No 779. Carthy Mc, John. Mangels & Nerius. Tried 1819, Life.
Long record, many punishments of floggings.
Recommended for Conditional Pardon 24/5/44.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 16th August, 2021 made the following changes:
surname: Mccarthy (prev. McCarthy), gender: m