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John (the Elder) Parker

John Parker (The elder), one of 306 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, 06 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John (the Elder) Parker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Cotton carder
Date of Death: 2nd August, 1852
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 7 years

Crime: Warehouse breaking
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: 6th July, 1835
Arrival date: 11th November, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 306 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 108
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:

Description: 5ft 1in, Complexion: Pale, Freckled & pock-pitted. Hair: Brown to grey & bald. Eyes: light hazel.
John and his sons, Ambrose & John (the younger) along with John Broxup stole 8 pieces of cotton from a warehouse. All were convicted and transported.
Ticket of Leave: 39/2300 granted 12 December 1839
Notation on T of L. Altered for Braidwood 9th April 1841 per letter from Clerk of Court Bungonia 16 March 1840.
John worked at Inverary Park,in the county of St Vincent, the property of David Reid.

Convict Changes History

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

date of death 1852-08-02, gender m

Marg Hope on 9th October, 2016 made the following changes:

firstname: John (the Elder) (prev. John (The elder)), crime

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