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John Bourn

John Bourn, one of 160 convicts transported on the Vittoria, 26 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bourn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Vittoria
Departure date: 26th August, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 484
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856

Name: John Bourne (Spelling as per Journal)
Age: 19. Birth Year: 1809
Nature of the Disease; Fibsis ??
No of the Case;
Where taken ill:  9th Sep 1828
Notes; A thin weakly lad complains of great thirst and occasional vomiting…
Discharged; 13th Sep 1828

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856

Nature of the Disease; Febus ??
No of the Case; 15.
Date taken ill:  29th Sept 1828
Notes; Says for two days has labored under violent pain of the upper part of the head ...
Discharged; 6th Oct 1828

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 27th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000)

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