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John Onions

John Onions, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Onions
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
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 Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 8th June, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 197 (100)
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

D Wong on 16th July, 2017 wrote:

7/4/1827 Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England:7 Apr 1827

PRISONERS. John Jones, James Turner, Ralph Lockett, J. Wempress, and John Onions, for stealing twelve pair of shoes, &c. the property of John Withington, Shiftnal—Death Recorded.

Ralph Lockett: John 1827
James Turner: John 1827
John Jones: John 1827 **Note - 3 John Jones on this voyage.
John Wempress: Florentia 1827

16/6/1831 Sydney Gazette:
Onions John, No. 27-2090, Prince Regent, l8,
Locksmith’s Boy, Newcastle, 4 feet 11, brown eyes,light brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 25 Road Gang. A notorious runaway.

Nothing further found - also not listed on NSW Gov. Convict records.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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