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Jeremiah Taylor, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Bristol City and County Quarter Sessions
28th April, 1843
28th August, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 295 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 283 (143)
||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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Alexandra Fraser on 22nd January, 2018 wrote:
After serving his sentence, he chose to remain in Australia and moved to the mainland. He married Marian Flynn in 1857. They had one child during their marriage. He died on 25 October 1871 in Mackay, Queensland, at the age of 50.
D Wong on 22nd January, 2018 wrote:
16/4/1842 Bristol Times and Mirror Bristol, England:
Charles Warlock, Jeremiah Taylor, and John Thomas, were indicted for stealing a ham and two pieces of bacon, the property of William Whittread.
Charlles Worlock/Warlock arrived VDL per ‘Earl Grey’ 1843.
Jeremiah Taylor was listed as being 20 years old on arrival - he was born in Bristol, was 5’5¼” tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, no whiskers, hazel eyes, single, could read, 3 moles on right arm, scar on middle finger left hand, scar on left jaw, face pimpled, mole over upper upper lip left side, mole right side of neck, mole back of ditto.
Father: Jeremiah at native place
Brother: William at Bristol
No blemishes recorded on his Conduct Record.
20/8/1844: Released from 1st stage of probation.
19/4/1849: Free Certificate.
22/12/1850: Steerage passenger on the ‘Sydney Griffiths’ which was bound for London. He was Free By Servitude.
Married Mary Flynn in Victoria -
Children: Elizabeth 1859, Patrick 1860 - there is also a death listed for a Bridget in 1859 with the parents being Mary and Jeremiah.
5/12/1868 The Toowoomba Chronicle, QLD:
Crown Land Selections:
Jeremiah Taylor, 640 acres agricultural.
Convict Changes History
Alexandra Fraser on 22nd January, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1871 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 22nd January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 283 (143)