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John Shaw

John Shaw, one of 171 convicts transported on the Malabar, 18 June 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Shaw
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 18th June, 1821
Arrival date: 21st October, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 49 (26). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 13th July, 2016 wrote:

John SHAW was convicted at York, England for breaking into a warehouse and stealing cloth.
Gaol Report: belonged to a dangerous gang of warehouse breakers.
Hulk Report: quiet and orderly.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Malabar’ 1821.

Stated he had relatives at Almesbury.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 13th July, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 49 (26). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 49 (26))

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