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John Austin

John Austin, one of 306 convicts transported on the Fortune and Alexander, January 1806

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Austin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 1831
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Fortune and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1806
Arrival date: 12th July, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 372
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

Lynette Bratby on 29th April, 2012 wrote:

John Austin was sentenced to 14 years transportation at Lancaster Azzizes on 26/03/1805. He arrived on the Fortune(sometimers refered to as Fortune and Alexander)in Jan 1806. He obtained a Ticket of leave on22/01/1811 letting him travel within the district of Parramatta.He was found guilty 20th April (year not known)of baking light bread and fined 5 shillings,.He died in 1831 aged 70 years
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Convict Changes History

Lynette Bratby on 29th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1831-00-00, gender m

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