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John Owen

John Owen, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Owen
Aliases: Owens (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 996 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 133 (68)
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

Maureen Withey on 27th April, 2020 wrote:

National Archives.
HO 47/6/89 [1787]
Certificate/memorial of Beaumont Hotham and Nash Grose on prisoners capitally convicted on the ‘last’ Oxford Circuit, but ‘some favourable Circumstances’ appeared on/after their trial now recommended to mercy on the conditions set against their names
Staffordshire Assizes at Stafford
John Owen, for sheep stealing. 7 years transportation.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Owens (alias) (prev. Owens (Alias)), gender: m, crime

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