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John Mogford

John Mogford, one of 146 convicts transported on the Andromeda, 16 October 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mogford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1862
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Andromeda
Departure date: 16th October, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd February, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 146 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 104
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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Anonymous on 8th July, 2011 wrote:

Timeline(View details)Add a Fact 1781 Birth
Wellington, Somerset, England 1 source citation Hide source citations   1841 England Census Add Media 1826
10 OctAge: 45 Departure
Caught cattle rustling, sentenced to death Mar 1826. Oct 1826 sent on convict ship to Australia instead3 source citations Hide source citations   Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868 Inditement file of convicts Inditement file of convicts Add Media 1826
LentAge: 45 Residence
Somerset, England 1 source citation Hide source citations   England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892 Add Media 1826
Age: 45 Residence
Van Dieman’s Land, Tasmania Van Diemen’s Land was the original name used by most Europeans for the island of Tasmania, now part of Australia. The Dutch explorer Abel Tasman was the first European to land on the shores of Tasmania. Landing at Blackman’s Bay and later having the Dutch 1 source citation Hide source citations   Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868 Add Media 1826
Age: 45 Departure
Somerset, England Inditement fileAdd Media 1827
Age: 46 Arrival
Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 Add Media 1827
Age: 46 Arrival
Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 Add Media 1832
Age: 51 Residence
Working for John Kerr Engr, Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 Add Media 1833
Age: 52 Residence
Working for John Kerr Engr, Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 Add Media 1835
Age: 54 Residence
Ticket of Leave, Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 Add Media 1840
Age: 59 Arrival
Tasmania Pardoned after 12 years1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia, Convict Pardons and Tickets of Leave, 1834-1859 Add Media 1840
Age: 59 Residence
Working for Mr Humphreys, Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 Add Media 1840
Age: 59 Residence
Conditional discharge on roll, Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 Add Media 1840
Age: 59 Arrival
Record of pardon Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia, Convict Pardons and Tickets of Leave, 1834-1859 Add Media 1853
Age: 72 Marriage
Clarence, Tasmania 1 source citation Hide source citations   Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 Add Media
Died 1862

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 26th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Ann Marie Gould on 22nd May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000)

Ann Marie Gould on 24th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1862 (prev. 0000)

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