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John Seath

John Seath, one of 120 convicts transported on the Minstrel, 05 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Seath
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1876
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Kent Special Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Minstrel
Departure date: 5th April, 1825
Arrival date: 22nd August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 120 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 247 (145)
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

Denis Pember on 11th January, 2017 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 333…
[Ref S0393] Seath, John, 28, GS, Minstrel, 1825, Life, Carpenter for William Cox at Windsor.

Denis Pember on 11th January, 2017 wrote:

John Seath, 36, per Minstrel, life, ticket of leave and Ann Ivory born in the colony were granted permission to marry at Windsor on 11 Oct 1836. Anne was the daughter of Charles Ivory (Convict, 1800, “royal Admiral”) and Ann Healey (Convict, 1809, “Indispensible”).
John and Anne had at least 6 children.

D Wong on 11th January, 2017 wrote:

15/10/1824 Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal Kent, England:
CANTERBURY, October 15
John Seath, house-breaking at Kingstone.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 11th January, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

Denis Pember on 11th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1876 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 11th January, 2017 made the following changes:


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