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John Johnson

John Johnson, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Johnson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Bread & biscuit maker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 18th November, 1834
Arrival date: 3rd March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 470. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-26,156,28,L,80
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th January, 2013 wrote:

John Johnson was convicted at Sussex for stealing wearing apparrel on 16/10/1834. 14yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Waterloo’, arriving March 1835.

Hulk Report: Good
Ship surgeon’s report: quiet & orderly throughout voyage.

Single man; Hazel eyes; dk brown hair; 5’4 1/2”; bread maker; b. abt 1813 Windsor.

Ticket of Leave 08/06/1841
Conditional Pardon 19/07/1843 (no. 538)

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th January, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1813, gender, occupation, crime

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