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John Johnson

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Johnson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Tailor's boy
Date of Death: 31st May, 1845
Age: 30 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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex, Westminster Session of Peace
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 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 307 (155)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: John Johnson
Age: 18
Date of conviction: 11 Feb 1833
Place of Conviction: Middlesex
Estimated birth year: abt 1815
Vessel: Susan
Date of Arrival: 9 Jul 1834
Ticket of Leave: No
Pardon: No
Certificate of Freedom: No

Could read & Write, Protestant. Single. London. Tailors Boy. Stealing Bacon. Complexion: Fair Ruddy. Hair: Dark Brown. Eyes: Grey to Blue. 5 ft. 0 3/4 inches. No previous convictions, 7 years.
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891
Name: John Johnson
Date: 31 May 1845
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Death Register, 1828-1879
Volume Number: 4/4549

Ship: Susan 1834. Died on his way from Goulburn to Sydney

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 31st May, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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