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John Skinner, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
Ann or Anne
27th February, 1810
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 425 (212)
||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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Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2021 wrote:
Yesterday afternoon about half-past three, Mr. Justice Heath finished trying the criminal causes, and proceeded to the awful and solemn duty passing sentence of DEATH on, the following malefactors, convicted of capital offences. John Skynner, for burglariously entering the dwelling-house of John Austen, of Marden, and stealing therein money and bank notes of of the value six pounds.
Kentish Gazette, 31 March 1809.
John Skynner, for robbing George Hogg, by taking from his person a five pound and four one pound Bank notes, one half-guinea, and two seven shilling pieces, his property.—Guilty.— DEATH. Reprieved.
Kentish Weekly Post, 4 April 1809.
Thursday se’ennight the following Convicts were removed from the County Gaol, Maidstone, under a strong guard to Portsmouth, and there put board the Hulks, and to remain till a Transport is prepared for their conveyance to New South Wales, viz. Edward Gallaher, James Ughlohhan, John Skynner, Edward Gaynor, John Mackey, David Brown alias George Busbridge, John Fullager, John Cole, George Smith, James Pettilt, James Gore, Jeremiah Bever, Samuel Dykes, John Norris, Dennis Collins, Thomas Litton, and William Baker.
Kentish Weekly Post, 12 May 1809.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2021 made the following changes:
alias1: Skynner, gender: m