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John Faulkner

John Falkner, one of 156 convicts transported on the Princess Royal, 28 September 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Faulkner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 8th September, 1882
Age: 75 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 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Nottingham Town Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Royal
Departure date: 28th September, 1822
Arrival date: 9th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 217 (109)
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

Ranne123 on 7th February, 2014 wrote:

http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1f2/faulkner-john-lees

(FROM)Certificate of Freedom
No 28/903
Date 22 October 1828
Prisoner Number _ (not written on certificate)
Name John Falkner (note spelling on certificate is incorrect)
Ship - Princess Royal
Master - Sherwood
Year - 1823
Native Place - Nottingham
Trade or Calling - Shoemaker and Boatbulider
Offence - (not identified)
Place of Trial Nottingham

Date of trial 16 March 1821
Sentence 7 Years
Year of birth 1807
Height 5 feet 6 and a half inches
Complexion Ruddy
Hair Brown
Eyes Hazel
General Remarks - Mole on left side of chin. Small scar on upper lip.
Returned lately from Melville Island

Andrew chapman on 28th July, 2019 wrote:

http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/tauranga_local_history/topics/show/1300

Convict Changes History

Ranne123 on 7th February, 2014 made the following changes:

firstname: John Lees (prev. John), date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th September, 1882 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Ranne123 on 7th February, 2014 made the following changes:

surname: Faulkner (prev. Falkner)

Andrew chapman on 28th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th September, 1882 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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