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John Anderson

John Anderson, one of 160 convicts transported on the Vittoria, 26 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Anderson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Vittoria
Departure date: 26th August, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 484
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

D Wong on 14th November, 2014 wrote:

John Anderson was 21 years old on arrival, came from Clifton and he could read.

17/1/1829: Assigned to T P Macqueen at Segenhoe .

1842: TOL Bungonia Bench
1842: Bank Warrant: condition TOL
20/5/1847: TOL Passport, Bungonia Bench
10/7/1848: CP

Maureen Withey on 8th April, 2021 wrote:

Transportation for Life —John Anderson, John Dowdle, and Joseph Withycombe, for stealing two petticoats, &c. from the house of H. Evans.
Bristol Mirror, 25 Aug 1827.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th November, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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