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John Welch

John Welch, one of 158 convicts transported on the Asia, 25 July 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Welch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 25th July, 1827
Arrival date: 30th November, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 236
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

louise1341 on 27th July, 2020 wrote:

John was born in Tredington, Gloucestershire to William and Elizabeth Welch nee Whitmore. He married Charlotte Panter in 1814 and they had four children. William b1815, George b1818, Mary Ann b1820 and Thomas b1823.  He was convicted and transported for stealing bacon and cheese.  John was given a conditional pardon 14 July 1841.

Convict Changes History

louise1341 on 27th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

louise1341 on 27th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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