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John Burney, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812
Name, Aliases & Gender
||John Barney, John Birnie
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster Session of Pleas
11th June, 1813
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 84. UK Prison Hulk registers (HO9/8)
||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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Iris Dunne on 2nd February, 2019 wrote:
Convicted 23 May 1812 at Lancaster Assizes
Prison Hulk ship Perseus moored at Portsmouth, Received 26 June 1812, aged 49, Transferred to ship Fortune
Death from illness 1812-1813
Maureen Withey on 21st November, 2019 wrote:
The following convicts have been removed from our Castle, this week, to be severally transported, agreeably to their sentences, viz Charles Sefton, James Robinson, John Fisher, James Knowles, Thomas Holden, Samuel Crossley, John Hope, John Hurst, Christopher Medcalf, James Brierley, Henry Thwait, Joseph Greenhalgh, Thos. Pickup, and John Burney.
Lancaster Gazette, 20 June 1812.
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 2nd February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 84. UK Prison Hulk registers (HO9/8) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 84), alias1