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John Alger, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 15 July 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th November, 1876
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 137 (71)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Janine Morrissey on 25th April, 2012 wrote:
John is buried at the Berkeley Pioneer Cemetery, Unanderra, N.S.W. Before he was transported to the Colony he spent nearly 4 months on one of the hulks "Leviathan" or "York" before eventually leaving to come to the Colony. He married Margaret Whitehill on 17 June 1837 at Wollongong, N.S.W. and their eldest daughter Julia is my great, great grandmother.
Jocelyn Alger on 18th April, 2014 wrote:
John was my great-great grandfather. His son, also John, was my great-grandfather and his son, ‘William Ernest’ was my grandfather. After serving his sentence, John was a farmer at Spring Hill. He was the son of John Alger and Rebecca (nee Thain).
Convict Changes History
Janine Morrissey on 25th April, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1810-00-00, date of death 1876-11-14, gender m