Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Shaw

John Shaw, one of 400 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 04 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Shaw
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 4th January, 1834
Arrival date: 9th May, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 269 (136)
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Shaw was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Shaw?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

D Wong on 10th February, 2019 wrote:

12/1/1833 Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England:
John Shaw, for feloniously receiving 6lbs. weight of brass, the property of John Smith, for 7 years.

John Shaw was 41 years old on arrival in VDL, 5’3½” tall, dark complexion, reddish brown hair and whiskers, light blue eyes.
Married, wife Harriet at Newcastle, 2 or 4 children.

Native Place: Pipe Gate, Shropshire.

1840: Free Certificate.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au