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182820
Surname: Hartnett
First Name: John
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 20 March 1833
Place: Invermein
Source: Invermein Court of Petty Sessions. Deposition Books 1833 -1834 (Ancestry)
Details: John Hartnett per ship Bussorah Merchant assigned to Archibald little, charged with idleness. Francis Little states - Yesterday morning Hartnell who is assigned as a shoemaker, got a pair of shoes to mend; they required one of a half sole and each a patch; he brought them to me this morning and when I found fault with him for doing so little work he said he often was obliged to sit up at night to perform his work. His task is three pair of shoes per week. The Bench find the prisoner guilty of idleness and sentence him to twenty five lashes


193534
Surname: Hartnett
First Name: John
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: December 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: John Hartnett age 24. Shoemaker from Cork. Tried in Dublin 11 April 1831. Sentenced to transportation for life for stabbing. Assigned to Archibald Little at Hunter River on arrival


69327
Surname: Henderson
First Name: James
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1832 29 August
Place: Maitland
Source: 1832 GG
Details: Labourer and soldier aged 23. Tried Lanark. 5' 10"; deep horizontal scar over (L) eye . Absconded from John Shaw


48139
Surname: Henderson (Anderson)
First Name: James
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1833 14 November
Place: East Maitland
Source: Maitland Burial Register
Details: Died age 26. Prisoner at large in bush. Buried in Glebe Cemetery 16 November 1833.


188387
Surname: Henderson (Anderson)
First Name: James
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: Labourer and soldier aged 22. Tried in Dublin 19 February 1831. Sentenced to transportation for life for highway robbery. Assigned to John Sparke in Sydney on arrival


20769
Surname: Holland
First Name: Thomas
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1833 24 January
Place: Paterson Plains
Source: SG
Details: Aged 27 from Derby. Farms. Absconded from the service of E.G. Corey


193535
Surname: Holland
First Name: Thomas
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: Thomas Holland age 23. Boatman from Meath. Tried at Dublin 1 January 1831. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing plate. Assigned to W. C. Puddifoot at Sydney on arrival


193536
Surname: Johnston
First Name: Thomas
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: December 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: Thomas Johnston age 22. Servant from Meath. Tried at Dublin 30 May 1831. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing from a cart. Assigned to Rankin Scott in Sydney on arrival


35000
Surname: Johnstone
First Name: Thomas
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1836 19 April
Place: Williams River
Source: SG
Details: Obtained Ticket of Leave


116082
Surname: Johnstone
First Name: Thomas
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1837
Place: Patrick Plains
Source: GRC
Details: Aged 31. Assigned to Helenus Scott


17780
Surname: Keane
First Name: Martin
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1832 28 June
Place: Maitland
Source: SG
Details: Shoemaker. Assigned to Henry Rae


193537
Surname: Keane
First Name: Martin
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: December 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: Martin Keane age 20. Shoemaker from Dublin. Tried 25 May 1831. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for picking pockets. Assigned to Thomas Cooper at Curryjong on arrival


12942
Surname: Keilt
First Name: Lawrence
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1844 28 September
Place: Wollombi
Source: MM
Details: Ticket of leave granted


193538
Surname: Keilt
First Name: Lawrence
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: Lawrence Keilt age 33. Weaver and labourer from Londonderry. Tried 2 April 1831. Sentenced to transportation for life for stealing an ox. Assigned to William Smith at Parramatta on arrival


25872
Surname: Kelly
First Name: John
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1846 25 November
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: Obtained Ticket of Leave


193539
Surname: Kelly (1)
First Name: John
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: December 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: John Kelly age 20. Native place co. Down. Tried at Carrickfergus 23 March 1831. Sentenced to transportation for life for burglary. Assigned to James Blackett at Ultimo on arrival. Notes - brother James Kelly arrived in the last ship. Sent to Cockatoo Island for 12 months in 1844


193541
Surname: Kelly (1)
First Name: John
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 2 March 1848
Place: Kings Plains
Source: Ticket of Leave Butts
Details: John Kelly, tried in Antrim 23 March 1831, prisoner for life. Granted a Ticket of Leave, to remain at Kings Plains in the service of William Vivers for 12 months on recommendation of the Maitland Bench. T/L 48/117


193543
Surname: Kelly (1)
First Name: John
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 26 November 1846
Place: Newcastle
Source: Ticket of Leave Butts
Details: John Kelly, tried at Antrim 23 March 1831. Granted a Ticket of Leave for the district of Newcastle. This ticket was cancelled and torn up he having received a punishment on 17 July 1846 which was overlooked at the time his application for a ticket was reported on. Ticket restored in 1847 47/609


193540
Surname: Kelly (2)
First Name: John
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: December 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 680
Details: John Kelly age 22. Blacksmith from Kerry. Tried at Carlow 15 January 1831. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing a quilt. Assigned to John Brown at Bathurst on arrival. Various Notes without dates - Sent to Moreton Bay. To be placed in the probationary gang for 5 years. A mechanical and useful man with the Commandant of the Royal Engineers. For additional probabtion of 6 months


17778
Surname: Keogh
First Name: Edward
Ship: Bussorah Merchant 1831
Date: 1832 28 June
Place: Sophia Jane Steamer
Source: SG
Details: Combmaker assigned to Edward Biddulph