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John Parsons

John Parsons, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Parsons
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Worcester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 169 (86)
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

D Wong on 24th August, 2018 wrote:

John Parsons was 25 years old on arrival - his native place was Gloucestershire.

John was 5’3” tall, ruddy and much freckled complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes, two scars over right eyebrow, crown on upper, man and woman, SxGxJxP, heart pierced with two darts inside lower left arm.

20/1/1847: TOL Patrick Plains.

22/9/1851: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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