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John Warne

John Warne, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Warne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 2nd October, 1822
Arrival date: 4th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 225 (113)
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

Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2021 wrote:

John Warne, for stealing 6 pecks of malt from Mr. Pettitt, of Winston, was sentenced to 7 years’ transportation. He appeared a most desperate character, actually striking one witness a violent blow, whilst giving his testimony, and impudently thanking the Court when sentenced.
Bury and Norwich Post, 24 Oct 1821.


On the 6th inst. the following convicts were removed from the County Gaol, in Ipswich, and put on board the Leviathan Hulk, Portsmouth Harbour: — William Snowling, William Dow, and Taylor Jacob, for 14 years each. William Barber, John Cousins, James Ling, Robert Palmer, James Thurlow, John Balls, George Hunter, John Warne, and Israel Rouse, for seven years each.
Bury and Norwich Post, 14 May 1822.


Hulk Records.
HO-9-8_5 p 12/53
Rec. from Ipswich 7 May 1822
John Warne, age 20, Stg malt, Tried 17 Oct 1821, Woodbridge, 7 years, NSW 28 Sep 1822.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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