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John Perkins

John Perkins, one of 250 convicts transported on the Charles Kerr, 06 June 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Perkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 33 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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Charles Kerr
Departure date: 6th June, 1837
Arrival date: 9th October, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 247 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 75 (39)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th December, 2021 wrote:

1837 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 37 - 2269. 184
Age; 30 years. Read & Write. Married; 2 Male and 2 Female Children.
Native Place; Northampton
Trade or calling; Labourer
Offence; Sheep Stealing
Trial; 5 Jan 1837
Height; 5 ft. 3 3/4 in
Eyes; Hazel. Hair; Dark Brown.

1839 - New South Wales, Australia, Liverpool St Luke.
No; 29
Name; John Perkins
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When buried; 1839, 21 April, Died; 20 April
Age; 36 years
Ship’s Name; Charles Kerr.
Quality or profession. Bond
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; John Duffy

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th December, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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