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John Price

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Price
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rape
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; NSW 1837 General Muster and certificates.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 27th October, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures state that John Price was19years old.  He could neither read or write: religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Kildare.  He was a farm servant.  John was convicted at Kildare on 21 March 1836 for rape for life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 4 3/4 inches; complexion sallow and freckled; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 73.  Prisoner number 36-1877.
1837 NSW General Muster states that John Price was assigned to i) Government Service in Sydney and ii) Mr Charles Brydale, Paterson, NSW.
Received ticket of leave on 11 October 1844 (number 44/2508) at Paterson.
Received Conditional Pardon on 15 February 1849 (number 49/632).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 27th October, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; NSW 1837 General Muster and certificates. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Price, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1817, date of death:

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