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John Penny

John Penny, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Penny
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 25th October, 1835
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 2nd October, 1822
Arrival date: 4th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 229 (115)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th June, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
Name: John Penny. Arrival Date: 1823. Vessel: Surry
Province: New South Wales. Title: General muster M - Z
Year(s): 1825. Goal Gang. Morton Bay
Name: John Penny
Event Date: 9 Apr 1823. Arrival year: 1823
Vessel: Surrey
Event Description: On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Penrith Bench
Comments: Per “Surrey”, 1823
Page: 137

Death - 25/10/1835. Liverpool Goal House. Under committal for trial for a robbery No 35/724
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: John Penny. Date of Death: 25 Oct 1835
District: Liverpool
Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011

Name: John Penny. Death Age: 35
Event Type: Burial Birth Date: abt 1800
Death Date: abt 1835. Burial Date: 27 Oct 1835
Burial Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parish as it Appears: St Lukes Liverpool
Died: Liverpool Hospital. Prisoner

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th October, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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