Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Taylor

** community contributed record **

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 17th March, 1836
Arrival date: 4th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: https://www.jenwilletts.com/convict_ship_mary_1836.htm
Source description:

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Taylor was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Taylor?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

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

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au