Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Peckman

John Packman, one of 200 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 02 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Peckman
Aliases: Packman
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mermaid
Departure date: 2nd December, 1829
Arrival date: 7th May, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 244
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Peckman was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Peckman?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

D Wong on 23rd July, 2017 wrote:

John Peckman was born 1806 in Canterbury, Kent or 1808 in Maidstone, Kent - records differ.

1837: Married Catherine Mason (born Galway Ire, 1817), registered at Mulgoa or Penrith.

Elizabeth 1843
Henry 1846-1934
Thomas 1854 - may have died 1855
also John, no birthdate found but died 1918 Katoomba.

1843: TOL Windsor
14/2/1848: TOL Passport, Windsor Bench
10/7/1848: CP

No death date found for John.

Jacque Arnold on 16th May, 2020 wrote:

Occupation was ploughman not crime

Convict Changes History

Jacque Arnold on 3rd September, 2016 made the following changes:

surname: Peckman (prev. Packman), date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 4th September, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Packman

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au