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John Perry (c. 1810–1866)

John Perry, an errand boy, was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a plated tureen. He arrived in Sydney in 1828 aboard the Mangles. He was assigned to J. B. D'Arrietta. He received a ticket of leave in 1833.

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Alternative Names
  • Parry, John

c. 1810
Louth, Ireland


4 January, 1866 (aged ~ 56)
Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (tongue)

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years