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Walter Neary

Walter Neary, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Walter Neary
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Baker
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 150
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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Maureen Withey on 14th April, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 April 2021), October 1821, trial of WALTER NEARY (t18211024-95).

WALTER NEARY, Theft > grand larceny, 24th October 1821.
1368. WALTER NEARY was indicted for stealing, on the 10th of October , two sheets, value 14 s., and one pillowcase, value 1 s. , the goods of Joseph Bushnan .
JANE AESLETT . I am a laundress, and live at Hoxton . I wash for Joseph Bushnan , Esq. ; on Monday, the 7th of October, I had a pair of sheets and a pillow-case to wash, and lost them on the 10th; they laid on a chair in my house - Whiston, the officer brought them to me on Friday - I knew them to be Mr. Bushnan’s.
THOMAS WHISTON . I am one of the night patrol. On the 10th of October, a little after two o’clock in the day, I was returning from the Mansion-house, and stopped the prisoner in Lamb’s-passage, Chiswell-street, with a bundle - I asked what was in it, he said dirty linen; I asked what sort, he said he did not know, that he had brought it from his sister’s, who lived in Whitechapel, and he lived in Grub-street, and had been walking round Hoxton - it contained these things.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
GUILTY . Aged 18.
Transported for Seven Years .
First Middlesex Jury, before W. Arabin, Esq.


Hulk Records. HO-9-8 5 p 9.  (Portsmouth hulks)
From Newgate, 17 Nov 1821.
Walter Neary, age 18,  Felony, Tried 24 Oct 1821 at the Old Bailey, 7 years, NSW 26 Mar 1822.

Tony Beale on 11th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1828-1830, 1838-1839 for Ann Marshall
1830 (Reel 3035)
Name: Ann Marshall
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1811
Age: 19
Arrival year: 1829
Arriving Vessel: Asia 2
Spouse Name: Walter Neary
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1803
Spouse Age: 27
Spouse Arrival Year: 1822
Spouse Vessel: Princess Royal 2
Marriage Year: Abt 1830
Application Date: 29 Oct 1830
Application Place: Saint James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia



5055/1830 V18305055 3B NEARY WALTER MARSHALL MARY A CA St James Sydney

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Tony Beale on 11th October, 2021 made the following changes:


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