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John Bourn

John Bourn, one of 189 convicts transported on the Duke of Portland, January 1807

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bourn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: -
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: -
Convicted at: Gloucester City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Duke of Portland
Departure date: January, 1807
Arrival date: 27th July, 1807
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 201 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW; Kingswood, New South Wales; Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Series: 2374; Item: 2/2005; Roll: 136 - Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 390
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

Maureen Withey on 11th February, 2021 wrote:

TICKETS-OF-LEAVE CANCELLED.
THE Tickets-of-Leave granted to the under A mentioned Prisoners of the Crown, have been cancelled for the reasons set against their respective names.
Bourne John, per Duke of Portland, theft; district of Wollombi.
NSW Govt. Gazette, 1 Oct 1841.

Gail Robyn Newman on 26th August, 2021 wrote:

16 August 1841
Place: Newcastle gaol
John Bourne, tried at Gloucester, labourer, admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland. Sent to Hyde Park Barracks

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Gail Robyn Newman on 25th August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000)

Gail Robyn Newman on 26th August, 2021 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW; Kingswood, New South Wales; Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Series: 2374; Item: 2/2005; Roll: 136 - Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 390 (prev. Aust

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