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John Franklin

John Franklin, one of 188 convicts transported on the Atlas, 16 January 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Franklin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 51 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 16th January, 1816
Arrival date*: 16th September, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 195 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 249 (126)
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 27th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Atlas - 1816
Age; 30 [1785]
Native Place; Hants
Trade or calling; Groom
Offence;———-
Trial; Middlesex - 21 Jun 1815 - Life.
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Black
Completion; Dk pale
Remarks; Ticket of Leave; 28/456

1828 - 26 Dec. Ticket of Leave. 28/456. District; Liverpool. Renewed for Illawarra No; 32/493 1 Nov 1832.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Liverpool St Luke.
No; 618
Name; John Franklin
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When buried; 1836, 7 Sept
Age; 49
Ship’s Name; Atlas
Quality or profession. Free.
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th April, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online

June 1815, trial of JOHN FRANKLIN (t18150621-11).
JOHN FRANKLIN, Theft > burglary, 21st June 1815.
692. JOHN FRANKLIN was indicted for feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Lord Duncannon , on the 21st of May , in the parish of Marybone , and stealing therein, one hammer-cloth, value 10 l. one box coat, value 2 l. and four coach-glasses, value 2 l. his property.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th April, 2021 made the following changes:

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