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John Shaw, one of 171 convicts transported on the Malabar, 18 June 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 49 (26). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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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))