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Isaac Mepsted

Isaac Mepsted, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Mepsted
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Painter & glazier
Date of Death: 14th February, 1880
Age: 53 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Kent, St Augustines Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 27th September, 1847
Arrival date: 9th January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 216
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

Dorothy Crinnion on 1st March, 2017 wrote:

Schedule 232 Piece 182 Folio 166 Page 37

Kylie Willison on 24th August, 2020 wrote:

Occupation: Hawker of Fish, illiterate, from Hythe, Kent, England, Father: Thomas Mepsted, received a conditional pardon that he remained in Australia for the seven year sentence.  Isaac married and remained in Australia for the rest of his life.

Convict Changes History

Dorothy Crinnion on 28th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), occupation

Kylie Willison on 24th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1827 (prev. 1818), date of death: 14th February, 1880 (prev. 0000), crime

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