George. TRIED: Derbyshire Quarter
Sessions; 1 July 1834. OFFENCE: Cattle stealing. SENTENCE: 7 years. PREVIOUS
CONVICTIONS: None. AGE & CONDITION: 50; married
with 5 sons and 5 daughters. EDUCATION: None.
RELIGION: Protestant. NATIVE PLACE: Derbyshire. TRADE OR
CALLiNG: Farm labourer, hatter. DESCRIPTION:
5’ 4”; darlç, sallow, pockpltted and freckled complexion; brown hair mixed with grey; hazel eyes; lost some front teeth,
scar over sight eyebrow, scar back of right thumb,
scar knuckle of forefinger of
left hand. (REF: Archives Office of New South Wales Fiche No.7 13 page
Wesimoreland; sailed from
London 9 March 1835; embarked 220 male convicts, 2
died on voyage; arrived
1835. MASTER: John Brigstock.
SURGEON: Charles Inches.
RETURN OF CONVICTS NSW 1837: George
Maxfield, age 51, per
Westmoreland, 1835. MASTER: G A Lloyd, Paterson.
John. TRIED: Middlesex Gaol
Delivery; 25 October 1815. SENTENCE: Life. AGE: 18.
PLACE: London. TRADE OR
CALLING: Shoemaker. DESCRIPTION: 5’ 4’/4”; fair
hair; grey eyes. (REF: Archives 0111cc
of New South Wales Fiche No.636
from England June 1816, embarked 145 male convicts;
Sydney 11 October 1816. MASTER: John Herbert.
SURGEON: John Haslam.
SOUTH WALES CENSUS 1828: John
Maxfleld, age 30, Ticket of
Leave, per Mariner 1816.
OCCUPATION: Harnessmakér, Parramatta.
John. TRIED: London 22 February
1828. OFFENCE: Privately stealing.
SENTENCE: & years. PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS: 2. AGE & CONDITION: 40;
single. EDUCATION: None.
RELIGION: Catholic. NATIVE
PLACE: Dublin. TRADE OR
CALLiNG: Hairdresser. DESCRIPTION: 5’ 0”; sallow complexion; brown to
grey hair; brown eyes; slightly bald, when
over right ankle; here formerly
in the same name in the Boyd
went home in the Da tess? TICKET OF
LEAVE: No.33/i 056. CERTIFICATE OF FREEDOM:
No.35/243. ASSIGNED: P McQueen, Segenhoe. (REF: Archives
Office of New South Wales Fiche
No.670 page 136)
SHIP: Marquis of Hastings sailed
from London 30 June 1828; arrived
Sydney Cove 12 October 1828;
embarked 178 male convicts, 3
sent to hospital on arrival. MASTER: John Jeffrey Drake. SURGEON:
SOUTH WALES CENSUS 1828: John Maxfield, age 40,
per Marquis of Hastings. OCCUPATION:
Labourer. MASTER: P McIntyre,
(I have checke4 the Convict Indents
for the Boyd
Sydney Cove, from Dublin. 14 August 1809, but couldn’t see
a John MAXFIELD on board, only
a John MAXWELL)
William, alias Charles ROBERTSON.
TRIED: Middlesex Gaol Delivery, 18 July 1810.
7 years. TRANSPORT SHIP: Guildford,
sailed from London 3 September 1811; arrived
Sydney 18th January
1812. MASTER: Magnus Johnson.
MAXFIELD William. TRIED: Nottingham
Assizes; 4 January 1832. OFFENCE:
Highway Robbery. SENTENCE: 7
years. AGE & CONDITION: 21; single. GAOL REPORT: Several times in
prison, once 14 days for trespass, very bad
character. HULK REPORT: Bad
disposition. TRANSPORT SHIP:
from Plymouth 14 October 1832,
embarked 186 male convicts; arrived Hobart
Town 16 February 1833. MASTER:
George Douthwaite. SURGEON: William Porteous.
In trouble many
times while serving his sentence, absconding several times.
sent to Port Arthur for 3 years in 1836. Details of these offeuces can
be found in CON3 1/30 page 113 (Prisoner No.1145)
and can be obtained from:-
Archives Office of Tasmania, 77
Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000.