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John Wallis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wallis
Aliases: Willis
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Tyrone
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Rolla
Departure date: 4th November, 1802
Arrival date: 12th May, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Colonial Secretary Index. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 29th September, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Wallis, alias Willis, per Rolla (1803), Tried at Omagh Tyrone Co., 1801. Life.


Colonial Secretary Index.

WALLIS, John. Per “Rolla”, 1803.

1812 Feb 12 - On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Lady Nelson”; listed as Millis (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.101)
1819 Dec 2 - Labourer in H.M. Magazines. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3202; 4/1860 p.98)
1822 Oct 23, Nov 2 - Former gaoler at Newcastle. Claim that he was treated as a convict due to clerical error (Reel 6067; 4/1808 pp.287-94)
1822 Nov 20 - On list of prisoners forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.461)
1824 Apr 1 - On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Willis (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.133)

Maureen Withey on 1st October, 2020 wrote:

Convicts Index 1791-1873.
John Wallis, alias John Willis, Rolla 1804, Conditional Pardon, 31 Jan 1820.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 29th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretary Index. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Wallis, alias1: Willis, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender:

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