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John Concannon

John Concannon, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Concannon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 27th September, 1847
Arrival date: 9th January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 212
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

Stuart on 1st July, 2013 wrote:

Indicted for stealing 1 box, 3 waistcoats, 4 handkerchiefs, 1 ring, 1 5-franc piece, 2 sous, 27 sovereigns, 1 half-crown, 1 groat, and 3 pence; the property of Joseph Nicholas Henriot. Also 27 sovereigns, the monies of Auguste Cardon: and 1 box, 1 cloak, 2 waistcoats, 3 shirts, 6 handkerchiefs, 2 pair of spectacles, 3 razors, 4 pair of socks, 1 magnifying-glass, 1 2-franc piece and 5 sovereigns; the property of Jean Pierre; in the dwelling-house of George Loft.

At his trial, Robert Hamilton, a boarding-house keeper, Mr. John Devereux, of Hammersmith and Mr. John Pearce, an engraver; all gave the prisoner a good character.

A transcript of the trial record is viewable here:

Convict Changes History

Stuart on 1st July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1820, gender, crime

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