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John Post

John Post, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntley, 10 May 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Post
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Ploughman
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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Kent, Liberty of Romney Marsh Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 10th May, 1826
Arrival date: 13th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 28
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 7th May, 2017 wrote:

John Post was born was born in 1808 Kent, he was the son of John Post Snr., who arrived per ‘Henry’ in 1823.

On arrival John Jnr. was assigned to Samuel Drew at Patrick Plains.

1836: TOL Camden

24/7/1839: Married Bridget Carrick at Camden, NSW.  They had 5 children listed on the NSW BDM.
John 1842, William 1843, James 1845, Fabey 1850, Alfred 1854.

9/4/1842: TOL Picton Bench
1844: Recommended for a CP
1/2/1845: CP

John’s mother, Martha, and his siblings arrived per ‘Borneo’ in 1828 to join his father - they moved to Albury after John Snr. finished his sentence.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th May, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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