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John Wharton

John Wharton, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 04 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wharton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1822
Age: 17 years

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: -
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 4th April, 1822
Arrival date: 15th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 165 (83)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, P.
Name; John Wharton
Ship; Guildford - 4 April 1822
Trial; York [West Riding] Quarter Sessions
Date; 24 Oct 1821
Sentence; 7 years
Noted against name; DIED; on voyage. 26 April 1822

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Age; 17 [1805]
Surgeon’s Notes; This boy has been suffering much for sometime from sea sickness

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2021 wrote:

SHEFFIELD SESSIONS. At the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the West-Riding, held by, adjournment at Sheffield on Wednesday, ... the following prisoners took trials:—  … Henry Egley, John Wharton, and Thomas Sunderland, tor stealing quantity of iron from Lloyds Mills, the property of B. Sayle, Esq. and others—To be transported for seven years.—
Sheffield Independent, 27 Oct 1821.

On Friday the following convicts left York, in order to be delivered on board the hulks at Sheerness, up the River Medway;— William Carnall, John Wharton, Henry Egley, Thomas Sunderland, George Burgin, Samuel Warburton, Henry Wilkinson, John Brown, Thomas Buxton, John Taylor, Joseph Windle, and James Smith, severally to be transported seven years: also John and John Craven, for fourteen years
Sheffield Independent, 17 Nov 1821.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000)

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