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John Gunn

John Gunn, one of 170 convicts transported on the Mary, 21 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gunn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 31st January, 1833
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Herts. Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 21st August, 1832
Arrival date: 5th January, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 398
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 14th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Annotated Printed Indentures 1831- Mary 6 Jan 1833

John Gunn
Indent No 33 - 34. 29
NO details against his name
Remarks: Died in the General Hospital Sydney, 31 Jan 1833

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd January, 2021 wrote:

England & Wales, Criminal Registers, England. Hertfordshire. 1832
Offence; Breaking, within the curtilage and stealing
Sentence; 14 years
Trial; Hertford, Lent Assizes

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 31st January, 1833 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd January, 2021 made the following changes:


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