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John Atkinson

John Atkinson, one of 172 convicts transported on the Minerva, 08 July 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Atkinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 5th February, 1840
Age: 39 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: No details
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 8th July, 1824
Arrival date: 19th November, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 173 (88)
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 3rd July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Ship; Minerva
Age -
Died; Drowned at Port Macquarie
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: Jno Atkinson. Age: 23. Estimated birth year: abt 1801
Date of conviction: 20 Mar 1824
Place of Conviction: Lancaster
Vessel: Minerva (5). Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 19 Nov 1824
Trade or Calling; Book Keeper
5 Ft 6 inches . Life. Eyes: Hazel. Hair: Brown. Fair and Ruddy.

Noted against his name; Drowned at Norfolk Island 05/02/1840.

Two death entries (John Arkinson Born 1805 Norfolk Island)

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 3rd July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th February, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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