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John Palmer, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||8th April, 1841
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 167 (85)
||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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D Wong on 23rd August, 2018 wrote:
John Palmer was 29 years old on arrival - his native place was: Norfolk. So born C1811 but on the Convict Death Regisgter he would have been born C1800.
John could read, was Protestant, Married, 5’7¾” tall, dark sallow complexion, brown hair, dark hazel eyes, lost two front upper teeth, small scar over inner corner of left eyebrow, scar under right side of chin, JP back of left hand, scar on left knee.
8/4/1841: Convict Death Register - John Palmer died, aged 40, at the general hospital, Sydney. Big difference in age ‘as usual’.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th April, 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime