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Christopher Burgess

Christopher Burgess, one of 167 convicts transported on the Adrian, 13 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Burgess
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 27th June, 1806
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 14th May, 1878
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Southampton, Borough of Portsmouth Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Adrian
Departure date: 13th April, 1830
Arrival date: 20th August, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 333 (169)
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

Anonymous on 14th November, 2011 wrote:

Stealing a watch

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 14th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of birth 1806-06-27, date of death 1878-05-14, gender m

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