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John Wallis

John Wallis, one of 180 convicts transported on the Almorah, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wallis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Seaman
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: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 29th August, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 182 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 344
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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Maureen Withey on 15th December, 2019 wrote:

Saturday, July 18th, 1818
WHEREAS John Wallis, a Convict, 5 feet 4½ inches high, sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, born in London, is 19 years of age, was tried in London in January 1817, sentenced to be transported for 7 Years, came from England in the Ship Almorah, and here in the Ship Pilot; .. have absconded from the Public Works at Hobart Town;
Hobart Town Gazette, 25 July 1818

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th May, 2021 wrote:

1817 - 1821 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania.
Ship; Almorah
No; 47
Name; John Wallis
Age on Arrival; 19 [1799]
Trial; London - 15 Jan 1817 - 7 years
Trade; Seaman
Native; Place; London
Remarks; RUN; in Ship Duke of Wellington 1818 [last seen at Batavia]

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd July, 2021 wrote:

Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23/1/3)
No; 47
Name; John Wallis
Height; 5 Ft 4 1/2 in
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Age; 19
Trade; Seaman
Trial; London - 15 Jan 1817 - 7 years
Ship; Almorah 1817 - Pilot 1817
Native Place; London
Remarks; RUN; in D. Wellington April 1818

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), occupation

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