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John Parsons, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, January 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th June, 1814
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 129 (66)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th May, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Name: John Parsons
Event Date: 10 Sep 1814
Arrival year: 1814
Event Description: On list of convicts who died at sea on board “Surry”
Comments: Per “Surrey”, 1814
Hulk: Retribution. Died 28 June 1814
Maureen Withey on 22nd May, 2021 wrote:
Sydney Gazette, 10 Sep 1814.
SECRETARY’S OFFICE, SYDNEY, Saturday, 10th of September, 1814.
THE contagious and malignant Disease which prevailed on board the Male Convict Ship Surry, on her late Passage hither from England, having been fatal to thirty-six of the Convicts destined for this Place, His Excellency the Governor deems it expedient that the Names of the unfortunate Sufferers shall be published, in Order that their Friends shall be officially apprised of their Decease.
List of thirty six Convicts, who died at Sea, on board the Ship Surry, on her Voyage from England to New South Wales, with the Names of the Hulks from whence they had been embarked, and the Date at which they died.
NAME. From what hulk. When died.
8 John Parsons .. Retribution…........... 28th June 1814
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of death: 28th June, 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m