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Details for the ship Indispensable (1809)

Ship Name:Indispensable  
Rig Type:Bg.
Build Year:
Size (tons):350
Voyage Details
Master:Henry Best
Surgeon:Williams Evans
Sailed:2 March 1809
Arrived:19 August 1809
Days Travel:169
Convicts Landed:0 males & 61 female convicts
Notes:HO records list the ship name as Indispensible

List of convict passengers

Aldridge, ElizabethFinland, AnnKeele, AnnRobinson, Hannah
Allison, JaneFoster, MaryKettle, SarahSinning, Mary
Ashby, RuthFowler, AnnKite, RoseSkidday, Hannah
Brown, MaryGagan, HannahLewis, MarySpencer, Frances
Burgess, SarahGee, MaryMann, CatherineStartin, Elizabeth
Coleman, AnnGeorge, SarahMcKenzie, SarahSullivan, Barbara
Crawford, SarahGibbons, AnnMiller, MaryThompson, Elizabeth
Crump, MaryGrenville, AnnMoodey, FrancesTyson, Isabella
Dale, MaryHains, MaryMorris, JaneWard, Mary
David, MaryHardy, MaryNodes, MariaWard, Sarah
Davis, MargaretHarrison, AnnOaks, SusannahWildgrass, Ann
Davis, MarthaHartley, CharlottePhillips, MaryWildgrass, Judith (Junior)
Day, JaneHealey, AnnPhillips, SarahWildgrass, Judith (Senior)
Dinsdale, ElizabethHowe, MaryPlowright, MaryWood, Charlotte
Eades, SusannahJennings, CatherinePoultney, Elizabeth
Edwards, SarahJennings, MaryReddy, Susannah

Note: The number of convicts recorded on this site that are associated with the ship Indispensable is 62 .This figure may not correlate with the full listing of convicts recorded in official documents.


  • Bateson, Charles & Library of Australian History (1983). The convict ships, 1787-1868 (Australian ed). Library of Australian History, Sydney : pp.338-339, 381
  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/1, pp.419-421

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