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John Francis

John Francis, one of 300 convicts transported on the Susan, 07 March 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Francis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Carman/labourer
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 30 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Susan
Departure date: 7th March, 1834
Arrival date: 8th July, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 306
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 11th March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Susan - 1834
Indent No; 128
Name; John Francis
Age; 25
Read & write, Protestant, Single
Native Place; London
Trade or calling; Carman
Trial where & Date; Stealing pewter, Middlesex. 6 Sept 1832.
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 0 3/4 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Ruddy.
Remarks 39/168
Additional remarks noted against name; FOUND DROWNED in .... Vide Letter from OM Goulburn 10 July 1839

1839 - 18 Feb. Ticket of Leave. 39/168. Allowed to remain in the district of Goulburn. Torn up and cancelled the holder having been found drowned as reported by the P. M. at Goulburn per letter dated 18 July 1839.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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