Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Anderson

John Anderson, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 22 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Anderson
Aliases: Harrison, George (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 29th October, 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 4th January, 1862
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing cheese
Convicted at: Nottingham (Town) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 22nd May, 1829
Arrival date: 13th September, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 79 (42)
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Anderson was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Anderson?

Contribute to this record

Convict Changes History

Ross Seymour on 12th August, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Harrison, George (alias) (prev. Harrison, George (Alias)), date of birth: 29th October, 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th January, 1862 (prev. 0000), crime

Iris Dunne on 12th August, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au