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Ambrose Parker

Ambrose Parker, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 07 September 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ambrose Parker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 2nd February, 1891
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 7th September, 1835
Arrival date: 17th January, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 320 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 142
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

Marg Hope on 23rd April, 2012 wrote:

Ambrose Parker was convicted of stealing 8 pieces of cotton from a warehouse. He was accompanied by his father, John (the elder) his brother John (the younger) and John Broxup. All were convicted and transported.
Details of Ambrose:
Convict No: 36-135
Height: 5ft 5in
Complexion: Dark Ruddy
Hair: Light Brown
Eyes: Grey
Markings: Scar right side of upper lip, seven dots back of left hand, brother 36-134.
(Markings may indicate that he was one of seven siblings.
Assigned to : Francis Forges Esq, Merton.
Ticket of Leave: 43/1918 in the County of Durham - Merton.
Ambrose was a shepherd at a property near Cowra called "Jerula" owned by the Hon. George Campbell.
Ambrose died in Cowra N.S.W. 02/02/1890 and was buried at "Jerula".
I believe that Ambrose never married.

Convict Changes History

Marg Hope on 23rd April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1891-02-02, gender m

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