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John Edward Parr

John Edward Parr, one of 200 convicts transported on the York, 11 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Edward Parr
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: York
Departure date: 11th August, 1832
Arrival date: 29th December, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 389 (195)
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 22nd April, 2020 wrote:

Cornwall Chronicle, 7 Oct 1843.
In accordance with the Act or Council 6th Victoria, No. 18, I hereby give notice that His
Excellency the Lieutenant Governor has been pleased to approve of the solemnization of matrimony between the undermentioned parties:
John Edward Parr, per York, holding a ticket-of-leave, and Ellen Boyd, in the factory, Launceston.

Maureen Withey on 22nd April, 2020 wrote:

Marriage Permission: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-2p079
860 Parr Jno. Edw. per York, and Ellen Boyd, per Arab, Approved, Sent to Secretary,  26 Sep 1843.

Marriage, Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-3p72j2k
District of Launceston, Oct 23 1843, at Trinity Church, John Edward Parr, age 27, servant, bachelor, and Ellen Boyd, age 30, servant, widow. They were married according to the United Church of England, both signed their names. Witnesses were John Dixon and Anthony Brain.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 22nd April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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