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John Burley

John Burley, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sir William Bensley, 09 October 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Burley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 14th November, 1818
Age: 21 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sir William Bensley
Departure date: 9th October, 1816
Arrival date: 10th March, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 294
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th May, 2021 wrote:

1817 - 1821 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania.
Ship; Sir William Bensley
No; 11
Name; John Burley
Age on Arrival; 19
Trade; Labourer
Native; Place; Gloucestershire
Remarks; DIED 14 Nov 1818

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd July, 2021 wrote:

Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
No; 11
NAME; John Burley
Height; 5 Ft 7 in
Hair; Lt. Brown
Eyes; Grey, Complexion; Dark
Age; 19 years [1798]
Trade; Labourer
Trial; Gloucester-shire - April 1816 -  Life
Ship; Sir William Bensley - 1817 & Eliz Henrietta
Native Place; Gloucester-shire
Remarks; DIED’ 4 Nov 1818

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th November, 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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