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John Pawley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Pawley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1769
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 12th March, 1825
Age: 56 years

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex, Hicks's Hall General Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 994 other convicts


Primary source: convict ships to NSW OZIGEN - Australian Genealogy Australian Royalty
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Community Contributions

Phil Hands on 18th February, 2018 wrote:

John, a Tailor by trade, was tried and convicted at the Hicks Hall General Sessions, Middlesex on 12th December 1788, he was sentenced to transportation for 7 years.
Left England on 27th March 1791.
Ship:- the ‘Admiral Barrington’ sailed with 300 male convicts on board of which 36 died during the voyage.
Arrived 16th October 1791.

Married convict Hannah Murphy (‘Mary Ann’ 1791) on 7th July 1792 at Sydney, they had 10 children between 1795-1813.

John died on 16th March 1825 at Sydney age 56.

Convict Changes History

Phil Hands on 18th February, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: convict ships to NSW OZIGEN - Australian Genealogy Australian Royalty (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Pawley, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1769, date of death: 12th March, 1825, ge

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