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John Steward

John Steward, one of 174 convicts transported on the Fanny, 25 August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Steward
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Fanny
Departure date: 25th August, 1815
Arrival date: 18th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 174 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 223 (113)
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

Maureen Withey on 29th December, 2019 wrote:

List of names of 61 convicts arrived per ship Fanny, and embarked on His Majesty’s Colonial Brig Emu to the Derwent (VDL) January 25th 1816.

John Steward, tried Kent Ass.,  13 Mar 1815, Life, Shoe??.

Tasmanian Description https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-3$init=CON23-1-3-p051
John Steward, 5ft 1 ½ in;  florid comp, brown to grey hair, d. brown eyes, age 51, shoemaker, tried at Kent, 13 Mar 1815, 14 years, ships - Fanny 1816,  Emu 1816. native of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Scar corner rt eye & on forehead;  No. and date of Free Certificate, Free Pardon or Emancipation: C.E. 1420 , 7th Aug 1821.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 29th December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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