Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Post

John Post, one of 160 convicts transported on the Henry, April 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Post
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 19th July, 1853
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 14 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Henry
Departure date: April, 1823
Arrival date: 26th August, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 11 (7)
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 Post 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 Post?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

D Wong on 7th May, 2017 wrote:

John Post was the father of John Post per ‘Marquis of Huntley’ 1826.

Colonial Secretary Papers;
POST, John. Per “Henry”, 1823

1823 Aug 29:  On list of prisoners landed from the “Henry” and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.136)

1824:  On list of assigned servants mustered in the employ of William Howe of Minto; in 1823-24 (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.393a)

1824 Jun 9:  On list of convicts employed by William Howe of Minto (Fiche 3093; 4/1837B No.475 p.823)

1825: On list of convicts mustered in the employ of William Howe; in 1823-25 (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.75b)

1825 Nov 30:  On list of convicts in the service of William Howe of Glenlie at the last two musters (Reel 6016; 4/3516 pp.54-5)

1828: Wife Martha (Martha Ann Pearson), and his children arrived NSW per ‘Borneo’.

1829/30/31/32: Ticket of Exemption from Govt Labor - with his wife Martha.
1833: TOL

After John Snr. finished his sentence the family moved to Albury.

19/7/1853: John died, aged 73 at Mullanjandra NSW (near Albury).
Wife Martha died in 1898 at St Peters, NSW.

Lyn Hudson-Williamson on 30th January, 2018 wrote:

John Post (Jnr) was a member of the “Aldington Blues”

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth: 1782 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th July, 1853 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Lyn Hudson-Williamson on 30th January, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 0000 (prev. 1782)

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