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John Shipton

John Shipton, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Shipton
Aliases: Green (alias), Chippin, Shippin
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 151 (77)
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

D Wong on 9th December, 2012 wrote:

29/7/1822: On list of convicts forwarded to Evan for distribution.
12/12/1822: On list of prisoners assigned. Listed as Shippin.
20/9/1823: Shipton-(Green)-(Chippen) On return of convicts discharged from Emu Plains; sent to Port Macquarie.
15/10/1823: On list of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per ‘Sally’.

10/9/1841: Dungog-Ploughman, 39, from Andover, 5’3” tall, fair ruddy complexion, dark hair, blue eyes.
Absconded from John Hector 21st August.  Supposed to have gone to Windsor where his wife resides.

11/2/1846: (Green)-Maitland-Alias Green. Obtained TOL.

9/1/1850: Convicted of Larceny-Stole a spur, ring, pencil-case and a variety of other articles, the goods of Michael McCartney at Maitland - 122 months in irons on the roads.

13/3/1850: Patrick Plains.  TPOL cancelled for Larceny.

1851: TOL Goulburn.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th December, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1 Green (alias) (prev. Green (Alias)), alias2, alias3, date of birth 1802, gender, occupation

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