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John Wallis

John Wallis, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 08 April 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wallis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 19th June, 1830
Age: 34 years

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: -
Convicted at: Middlesex, Westminster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 8th April, 1821
Arrival date: 27th July, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 20
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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Tony Beale on 21st June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for John Wallis Bound Indentures

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, Main Series of Letters Received, 1788-1826. 15/3/1823. runnaway from Port Macquarie and sent to Sydney on board the cutter ‘Sally’ with 19 other runnaways. On arrival at Sydney John along with Gilbert Marshall stole a boat. Police are currently in pursuit

John Wallis in the New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856.
John Wallis
Event Date: 16 Aug 1825
Arrival year: 1822
Vessel: Countess of Harcourt
Event Description: Convicted of highway robbery; sentence of death commuted to transportation to Norfolk Island for life. On return of prisoners tried and sentenced by the Supreme Court Comments: Per “Countess of Harcourt”, 1822. For highway Robbery Respited

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for John Wallis From Countess of Harcourt Runnaway from the Hulk ‘Phoenix’ 100 lashes and returned to the hulk

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891 for John Wallis Phoenix Hulk: Discharge Book, 1825-1830. 14/2/1827 On a list of prisoners sent to Norfolk Island on the brig Governor Macquarie respite from death

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879 for John Wallis per ship Countess of Harcourt died at Norfolk Island Col sec letter 30/888 dated 26/10/1830

Tony Beale on 28th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849
1821 Countess of Harcourt From London age 24 and a tailor 5’ 3 1/4” dark grey eyes and brown hair

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 21st June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 19th June, 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Tony Beale on 28th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1896 (prev. 0000), occupation

Tony Beale on 28th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 1896)

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