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John Wilson

John Wilson, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wilson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Adamant
Departure date: 26th March, 1821
Arrival date: 8th September, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 13 (8)
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 27th May, 2021 wrote:

Calendar. Transported for 7 years. — ... John Wilson,  for stealing a pocket book containing 5/.; ...
Staffordshire Advertiser, 21 Oct 1820.

The following fifteen convicts under sentence of transportation, have been removed from our county gaol,  for the Hulks, at Woolwich, viz.—Enoch Foster, Joseph Waldron, John Faircloth, Samuel Harrison, William Nicholls, George Rogers, Francis Adams, Wm. Foxall, William Bromwich, Richard Thomas, Benjamin Ruscoe, John Wilson, Christopher Gianera, Ralph Brown, and John Holland.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 18 Nov 1820

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th May, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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