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John Brown

John Brown, one of 174 convicts transported on the Fanny, 25 August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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: Kent, Town and Liberty of Tenterden Quarter Sessions and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fanny
Departure date: 25th August, 1815
Arrival date: 18th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 174 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 223 (113)
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 28th December, 2019 wrote:

List of names of 61 convicts arrived per ship Fanny, and embarked on His Majesty’s Colonial Brig Emu to the Derwent (VDL) January 25th 1816.

John Brown, tried Kent Tenterton Q.S.,  26 Jan 1815, 7 years, school.

Maureen Withey on 28th December, 2019 wrote:

At the General Sessions the Peace for the town Tenterden, held on Thursday last, John Brown, convicted of stealing great coat, the property of Mr. Baxter, surgeon, of Tenterden, and ... were sentenced to be transported each for 7 years.
Kentish Gazette, 31 Jan 1815.

Tasmanian Description Record:https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-1$init=CON23-1-1-p011j2k
No 25. John Brown, age 40, lab, tried at Kent 1815, sentence 7 years, native of Lincolnshire. (ship name not given)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 28th December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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