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John Burgess, one of 180  convicts transported on the Waterloo, 12 March 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Shoe & bootmaker
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 3
||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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Heather Hosking on 9th December, 2015 wrote:
Born in Bromley, Kent, son of John and Amy Burgess of 119 High Street, Bromley. Transcript of letter sent by John to his friend, James Walter, held in Bromley Central Library. Lived in Liverpool, NSW
Heather Hosking on 11th March, 2018 wrote:
Convicted Kent Assizes 7th August 1828 for receiving a stolen bay horse, value £16. Held in prison hulk pending transportation on Waterloo, which sailed 14th March 1829. Worked for Rev Robert Cartwright with 20 other convicts in Liverpool, New South Wales. Transcript of a letter that he sent to a friend in Bromley, Kent (his home town) is held in Bromley library.
Convict Changes History
Heather Hosking on 9th December, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation
Heather Hosking on 11th March, 2018 made the following changes: