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John Semple

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Semple
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1878
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Londonderry
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Martha
Departure date: 18th August, 1818
Arrival date: 30th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849
Age; 50.
Offence; Cow Stealing

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th November, 2020 wrote:

1837 -. 2 Dec. New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave.  No; 37/1717
Prisoners No; No details
Name;: John Semple
Ship; Martha - 1818
District; Parramatta
Noted across the ticket; 
1838 - Cancelled for theft sentenced to 12 Calendar months in Irons 8 October 1838
1844 - Restored 44/1362
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New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books,
Name: John Semple
Birth Year: 1778. Age: 59
Gaol: North Parramatta New South Wales Australia - Description Book
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1848 - 20 Dec. New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons, Pardon Number: 49/278
Name: John Semple. Age: 70. Birth Year: 1778
Origin Place: Londonderry County - Mar 1818
Pardon Date: 20 Dec 1848
Record Type: Conditional
Trade/calling; Labourer
Height; 5 ft. 6 in
Complexion; Fair
Hair; Grey
Eyes; Grey

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849 (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Semple, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1868, date of death: 0000,

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th November, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1878 (prev. 1868)

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