Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Marmaduke Abbey

Marmaduke Abbey, one of 256 convicts transported on the Triton, 04 August 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Marmaduke Abbey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 12th April, 1859
Age: 37 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: York, Leeds General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Triton
Departure date: 4th August, 1842
Arrival date: 19th December, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 256 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 168. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Marmaduke Abbey was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Marmaduke Abbey?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 22nd October, 2016 wrote:

Marmaduke ABBEY was convicted at Leeds 20 Oct 1841 for stealing a silk handkerchief. Convicted before and said to be living off plunder and had connections of worst description. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Triton’.

Aged 20yrs; labourer; single; can read; Protestant.
Native Place - Eastwell.

Probation Period of 2yrs. Station Gang at Westbury (northern village in Colony).

Nell Murphy on 22nd October, 2016 wrote:

Other assignments within the Colony. Some notes of misconduct and punishments.
5 Aug 1847: Ticket of Leave granted.
17 Aug 1847: Ticket of Leave revoked.
5 Feb 1848: Insubordination. Sentence extended 12 mths.
28 Nov 1848: Ticket of Leave restored.
20 Oct 1849: Certificate of Freedom.
12 April 1859: Died, at Liverpool St. Hobart. Aged 37yrs. Born Yorkshire. Trade - general dealer. Cause - disease of the heart. (Ref. 35/1/5 no. 1477)

Father: Marmaduke
Mother: Maria
Sisters: Maria, Tabitha & Sarah
(ref. Convict Indent record)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 22nd October, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 168. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 168), date

Nell Murphy on 22nd October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 12th April, 1859 (prev. 0000)

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au