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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to unknown
||Kent, Maidstone Assizes
13th May, 1787
21st January, 1788
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 103 other convicts
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Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 wrote:
John Turner was tried at Maidstone, Kent on 16 April 1783 for stealing a cask of beer with a value of 18 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 47 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as shipwright.He left NSW in 1793.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was that he had behaved “remarkably well”.Ordered a passage home with two other elderly convicts.
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, source, date of birth 1740, gender, occupation, crime