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Francis Turner

Francis Turner, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Turner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Coalminer & shoemaker
Date of Death: 7th April, 1829
Age: 22 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 272
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

Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 wrote:

Francis Turner was 20 years old when transported.  He coud read, was Catholic, married, no prior convictions, 5’8" tall, ruddy freckled complexion, native place: wigan, brown hair, hazel eyes, 7 dots and F on left arm.  Anchor on left hand.

Francis died at Moreton Bay 7/4/1829 (Convict Death Register)

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1807-00-00, date of death 1829-04-07, gender m

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