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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

References

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.

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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)

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