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John Melvey, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 15 July 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||7th September, 1866
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 133 (69)
||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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Deb Stevens on 20th November, 2013 wrote:
Was married to Eleanor at time of arrest, she was found Not guilty but John was sentenced to 7 years…he was 24 at the time.
He later married Jane Green in Australia.
Convict Changes History
Deb Stevens on 20th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1805, gender, crime
Deb Stevens on 6th February, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th September, 1866 (prev. 1805)