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Looking after convicts

marjon

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Posted a message on Occupations but no looks! Thought I'd try here. I have a policeman sailing from London who was in charge of the convicts circa 1840 - name of ship unknown. His name was MINCHINTON. Ship sailed to Tassie - apparently he stayed there but how can I find which ship he was on? Would he be classed as a "passenger" or part of the "crew" ? Any help would be greatly appreciatied. I have looked at various convict websites but nothing comes up. Cheers :'(
 

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