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Job Welch

Job Welch, one of 250 convicts transported on the Charles Kerr, 06 June 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Job Welch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Wilts. Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Charles Kerr
Departure date: 6th June, 1837
Arrival date: 9th October, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 248 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 77 (40) Registration district Sydney, St James' State New South Wales Country Australia VOL REF V18382354 22 Find My Past
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

Liz Casey on 22nd June, 2016 wrote:

Job wasn’t baptised until 9 Jul 1815 in Kemble with his siblings. His date of birth is taken from his convict records. He was married on 27 May 1830 in Kemble, Gloucestershire to Hannah Summers. They had 4 children - Emma (1830) Eliza (1832) William (1834) and Maria (1836).  In Jan 1837 following his sentence,he was sent from Fisherton Gaol to the York prison hulk ship in Gosport where he remained until his deportation on 6 June 1837.  During the journey, he was put on the sick list on 18 July 1837 suffering fromn pleurodynia and was discharged as fit on 8 Aug 1837. He arrived in Port Jackson on 9 Oct 1837 and died in hospital on 11 Feb 1838 in Sydney.

Convict Changes History

Liz Casey on 22nd June, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 77 (40) Registration district Sydney, St James' State New South Wales Country Australia VOL REF V18382354 22 Find My Past (prev. Australian Joint Co

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