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John (The younger) Parker

John Parker (The younger), one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 07 September 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John (The younger) Parker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 17th April, 1859
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:

John Parker was convicted to 14 years transportation for stealing 8 pieces of cotton from a warehouse. He was accompanied with his father, John, his brother Ambrose and John Broxup.
John was also referred to as John (the younger)or(Jnr).
John’s description record states:
Convict No: 36-134
Height: 5ft 3-1/2in
Complexion: Sallow
Hair: Light Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Description: Nose large and thick, woman, J.P. mermaid, 1815, John Parker inside lower right arm, woman, sun, W P, horse, inside lover left arm, lost nail on fourth finger on left hand; father John Parker, per ‘Mary Ann’, brother to 36-135
John Jnr. was assigned to J. Wood of Lowther Park. on 25 November 1836 he absconded and was later apprehended around March 1837 at Penrith.
Ticket of Leave: 43/71 - January 1843 at Carcoar, N.S.W.
In 1850 John married Ann SMITH at Carcoar. They had 5 children: John 1850, Jane 1854, Maria 1855, Thomas 1856 & William 1858.
All children were were named after his immediate family: His mother Jane, Sister Maria and brother’s Thomas and William.

Convict Changes History

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

date of death 1859-04-17, gender m

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