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John Prosser

John Prosser, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Prosser
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 11th September, 1845
Age: 37 years

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: House breaking
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 8th June, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 191 (97)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th June, 2020 wrote:

John Prasser. Prince regent.
Date of Death: 11/09/1845. Berrima. Found dead in bush.
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869
Ticket Date: 4 Jan 1844
Written across the T of L. - Found dead in the bush. Letter No; 47/8713.
1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA Copy) for John Prosser. New South Wales Census M-R 1828
No age. Remarks; Goal - Parramatta
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: John Prosser. Age: 19. Date of conviction: 3 Apr 1827
Place of Conviction: Hereford. Estimated birth year:  abt 1808
Vessel: Prince Regent (4). Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 27 Sep 1827. Ticket of Leave: Yes
Reads. Protestant. Single. Carpet Weaver. House Breaking.
5 Ft 3 1/4 Inches, Fair complexion, Brown Hair, Grey eyes

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th September, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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