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John Stinner

John Stinner, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 19 June 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Stinner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 19th June, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 171 (86)
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 26th April, 2021 wrote:

National Archives.  Criminal Petitions.

HO 17/25/981824 Mar

Prisoner name(s): John Stenner.

Court and date of trial: City of Gloucester Sessions, January 1822.

Crime: Stealing, together with James Page and Thomas Vowles, a watch from Thomas Balsdon in Mr Tyndal’s Park near Bristol [Gloucestershire].

Initial sentence: Seven years transportation.

Annotated (Outcome): Refused.

Petitioner(s): George Stenner of Pearce’s Court, Redcliff Street, St Mary Redcliff, Bristol, the prisoner’s father, undersigned by Thomas Balsdon, the prosecutor, and 12 inhabitants of Redcliff parish, Bristol.

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): The prisoner is of previous good character; he did not commit the robbery; the prosecutor was intoxicated and mislaid the watch.

Other papers: Covering letters for petition from George Stenner and Richard Hart Davis of 38 Conduit Street, London.

Additional Information: Prisoner transported to New South Wales in June 1822.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 26th April, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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