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John Mcintosh

John McIntosh, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mcintosh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Aberdeen Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 30th January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 442
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

D Wong on 4th February, 2014 wrote:

John McIntosh was 16 years old when convicted along with William McKay (also on board) for theft, habit and repute (pocket picking) and he also had a previous conviction.

1837: Assigned to G Townshend at Paterson.

John’s address was Hardwhird, Aberdeenshire.

John is not listed on NSW Gov. Records.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th February, 2014 made the following changes:

surname: Mcintosh (prev. McIntosh), date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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