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life span was 60 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2020 wrote:
The Mary departed Calcutta 17th March and arrived Port Jackson on 4th June 1836, bringing 14,000 bushels of wheat and fifteen prisoners of the Crown.
The convicts had all formerly been soldiers and most were originally from Ireland although Walter Boyce and John Elliott were from England.
Private John Taylor, no. 371 of 3rd regiment of foot (or buffs)(sic)
Gazapore, desertion and mutiny, 7 years, never, both, single,
(illegible), 29 yrs (illegible), good.
Report from the gaoler in Calcutta:
“This is a most respectable man and may be depended on to any extent, he
would not on any account state what was not a fact.”
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: https://www.jenwilletts.com/convict_ship_mary_1836.htm (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Taylor, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime