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John Brown

John Brown, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brown
Aliases: Horton
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 23rd September, 1830
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bristol (City) Session of Peace Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 11th August, 1830
Arrival date: 12th December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 455 (230)
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

D Wong on 28th September, 2013 wrote:

3 John Brown’s on this ship.

From the ship’s sick list: John Brown alias Horton, age 54.  Brown received a severe wound from a musket ball which fractured the neck of the thighbone (femur).  He died at 2.30 on the 23/9/1830.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th September, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1776, date of death 23rd September, 1830, gender

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