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John Palmer, one of 240 convicts transported on the Canton, 20 September 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th June, 1886
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Norfolk, Norwich Quarter Sessions
20th September, 1839
12th January, 1840
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 240 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 93 (48)
||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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Marcia on 9th October, 2015 wrote:
Police no. 1547
assigned to a Mr A Anderson - Tamar
Tasmanian 1849 Convict Muster - free
lived his life in Launceston married Mary Ann Hanly 4 children John Arthur Palmer, Elizabeth Ann m M Grachan, Mary Ann m. Taylor , Joseph Palmer
Convict Changes History
Marcia on 9th October, 2015 made the following changes:
date of death: 12th June, 1886 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime