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John Burnet

John Burnet, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Burnet
Aliases: Barnet (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Inverness Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 241 (123)
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 5th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; John Burnet, alias Barnet
Ship; Isabella
No; 32 - 620. Indent No; 211
Age;  25 Est birth Year; 1806/7
Read & Write; Married. Religion; Roman Catholic
Native Place; Coleraine
Calling; Dealer
Offence; Stolen goods
Date of Trial: 25th April 1831
Sentence; 7 yeas
Height; 5 ft. 5 in.
Complexion; Ruddy & pock pitted
Hair; Dark Brown
Eyes; Grey
Noted against name; WIFE; Lydia Macdonald or Burnet convicted at time

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th November, 2020 wrote:

WIFE; Lydia MacDonald per ship; Mary 1831. Place of arrival Van Diemen’s Land

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th November, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Barnet (alias) (prev. Barnet (Alias)), date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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