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Patrick Morris

Patrick Morris, one of 200 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], August 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Morris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: August, 1811
Arrival date*: 31st March, 1812
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 195 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 46
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

Maureen Withey on 16th June, 2020 wrote:

The following were then tried and convicted.— Seven had sentence of death passed them, for capital offences, viz. ...  Patrick Morris, for stealing a metal watch, and several pieces of money, on the highway, in the parish of Plympton St Mary, from Joseph Goad ; ...
Taunton Courier, 28 March 1811.

Colonial Secretary Index.

MORRIS, Patrick. Per “Guildford”, 1812
1820 Nov 4 - Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3203; 4/1861 p.25)
Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record:  https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-29$init=CON31-1-29p10
16. Patrick Morris. Guildford & Ruby. Tried 16 Mar 1811, Life.
May 27 1830, F.P. Drunk & Disy on the street – fined 5/-.
Conditional Pardon No 1427. 7th August 1821.


https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD36-1-1p47j2k  Marriage in District of Hobart Town 1816.
Patrick Morris, age 24, convict per Guildford, and Isabella Connor, age 29, convict per Alexander, were married 8 July 1816, by Banns.  Both signed with their X.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 16th June, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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