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John Tanner

John Tanner, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Tanner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 429 (214)
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 6th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales Certificate of Freedom. [NRS 12208] Register of Certificate of Freedoms
No; 13/1378
Name; John Tanner
When and where tried; Southampton - 14 July 1807
Sentence; 7 yeas
Ship and arrival year; Anne 2
Native County; No details
Trade; No details
Age; No details
Height; No details
Complexion; no details
Hair; Black
Eyes; Brown
Date; 1 Aug 1814

D Wong on 6th December, 2020 wrote:

Hampshire Chronicle Hampshire, England
13 Jul 1807

John Tanner, charged with having burglariously broken open the house of Richard Collins, at Emsworth, in the parish of Warblington, and feloniously stolen thereout several pair of half boots and several pair of shoes, his property.

Colonial Secretary Index:
TANNER, John. Per “Anne”, 1810

1822 Sep 23-Oct 21:  In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.65)

11/10/1822 Sydney Gazette:
John Tanner and John Whitmore were indicted for stealing a heifer at Bathurst, the property of Thomas Hobby, Esq. and Acquitted.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th December, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 6th December, 2020 made the following changes:


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