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John Burke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Burke
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 30th November, 1839
Age: 37 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Waterford
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 22nd February, 1839
Arrival date: 17th June, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 10th June, 2017 wrote:

John was listed as 37 years old on arrival - he was single, and was transported for ‘Stealing a coat’.
Native Place: Cork County.

30/11/1839: Convict Death Register - John died aged 40?? at the Sydney Hospital - Grose Farm Road Party.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th June, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Burke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 30th November, 1839, gender: m, occupation,

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