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John Balls, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 226
||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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Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2021 wrote:
At Beccles Quarter Sessions, on Monday sennight, John Balls, for stealing six hogs, the property of Thos. Farr, Esq. of Weston;
Bury and Norwich Post, 24 Apr 1822.
On the 6th inst. the following convicts were removed from the County Gaol, in Ipswich, and put on board the Leviathan Hulk, Portsmouth Harbour: — William Snowling, William Dow, and Taylor Jacob, for 14 years each. William Barber, John Cousins, James Ling, Robert Palmer, James Thurlow, John Balls, George Hunter, John Warne, and Israel Rouse, for seven years each.
Bury and Norwich Post, 14 May 1822.
HO-9-8_5 p 12/53
Rec. from Ipswich 7 May 1822
John Balls, age 43, Stg Hogs, Tried 15 Apr 1822, Beccles, 7 years, NSW 28 Sep 1822.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime