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John Johnson

John Johnson, one of 260 convicts transported on the Hooghley, 25 July 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Johnson
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk. Norwich City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hooghley
Departure date: 25th July, 1834
Arrival date: 18th November, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 414
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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Anonymous on 5th August, 2011 wrote:

Married Mary Evans 1843 in Morpeth where his master was E C Close. Mary was one of 50 orphan girls from the Cork Orphanage who arrived in 1831 on the Palambam.
Occupation fisherman.
Moved to Sydney around 1854 and lived in Pyrmont.
Children were:
Hannah, Jane, John, William, Maria, Edward, Henry, Robert and Alfred.
He died 28 October 1880 at home in Mount Street Pyrmont and is buried in Rookwood cemetery with Mary who died a year later.

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