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John Allwright

John Allwright, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Allwright
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1829
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Berks. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 305 (154)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 wrote:

4 May 1829 – Hanged at Sydney for burglary in the Illawarra district.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Sesostris - 1825/6

Indent No;
Name; John Allwright
Age; 28
Protestant, Married, Wife and child
Native Place; Kent
Trade or calling; Farmers Labourer
Offence & Trial ; Housebreaking - 10 July 1825.
Height; 5 ft. 5 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Dk Brown
Completion; Brown
Remarks; Much freckled
Behaviour on board. Well

John Allwright - 4 May 1829 - Hanged at Sydney for burglary in the Illawarra district.

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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