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John Sullivan

John Sullivan, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Sullivan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Labourer
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Demarary Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 186
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Age; 23
Trial; 10 Nov 1818
Trade; Labourer
Native Place; Dublin
Height; 5 ft. 6 in
Complexion; Fair Ruddy
Hair; Dark Flaxen
Eyes; Hazel

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st October, 2021 wrote:

1821 - 19 Dec. Absentee from Newcastle; in Parramatta Gaol. Petition for mitigation of sentence;

1824 - 9 Feb. Convict runaway from Port Macquarie forwarded per “Woodlark” to Hobart to serve remainder of sentence at Macquarie Harbour

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; John Sullivan
Age; No Details
Class; Convict
Vessel; Malabar - 1819 - Life
Employment/Remarks; RUN 1823. Port Macquarie

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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