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John Russell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1st September, 1828
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 5th April, 1823
Arrival date: 30th July, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 166 other convicts

References

Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. Moreton Bay Convict Record.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Russell, age 20, Recovery (2) 1823, Tried Dublin Co., 7 years, DOB 1803, Native place, Monaghan Co., Shoemaker.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

RUSSELL, John. Per “Recovery”, 1823.

1824 Jan 15 - On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; from Carters Barracks (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.247)
1825 Aug 9 - On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; to Prisoners Barracks, Parramatta (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.285)

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Moreton Bay Convict Record.
John Russell, Recovery 2, Tried at Co. Dublin, 8 Sept 1822, for felony handkerchief,  7 years, Carpenter & shoemaker. Colonial Conviction: by Gen. Sessions, Parramatta, 3 Nov 1827, offence: Absconding and felony. 2 year sentence. Died 1 Sept 1828.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. Moreton Bay Convict Record. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Russell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1803, date of

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