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Sentenced to 7 years
||Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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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 Wilson, no. 504 of 3rd regiment of foot or buffs.
Tried at Gazapore, desertion, 7 years, never before convicted, can both read and write, single, labourer, 29 yrs, 5’5’‘, swarthy, brown, good.
Gaoler of Calcutta’s report, March 1836:
“This man I would not much depend on, for although I had no occasion to punish him while under my charge I have good reason to know his principles are bad”.
Irish Convict Database.
John Wilson, 26, Mary, 1836, tried 1835 at Gazeepore, India. Native of Dublin, desertion, single, soldier baker.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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