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Francis Atkinson

Francis Atkinson, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Atkinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: 23rd October, 1830
Age: 41 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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1815
Arrival date: 30th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 242
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd April, 2020 wrote:

1815 - Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Name: Francis Atkinson. Vessel: Ocean
Convicted Date: 11 Mar 1815. Voyage Date: Aug 1815
Place of Conviction: York, Yorkshire, England.
1825 - Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Name: Francis Atkinson
Spouse Name: Eleanor Leonard
Marriage Date: 1825
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1825
Volume Number: V
1828 - 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
Name: Francis Atkinson
Estimated birth year: abt 1792
Arrival Ship: Ocean
Arrival year: 1816
District: Sydney
Residence Age: 36
Residence: New South Wales, Australia
Residence Date: 1828

No 28. Atkinson. Francis 45. F S. Ocean 1816. 7 years - Carpenter
Atkinson. Ellen 23?. G S. Grenada 1813. 7 years
Clarence Street, Sydney
1830 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: Frans Atkinson
Estimated birth year: abt 1789
Age: 41
Date of Death: 23 Oct 1830
District: Sydney
Francis Atkinson. B 1789. D; 23/10/1830. Ship: Ocean (1) Age 41
1830 - Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: Francis Atkinson
Death Date: 1830
Death Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1830
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1830339 127

Convict Changes History

Wayne on 17th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd October, 1830 (prev. 0000)

Wayne on 17th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 1785)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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