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Peter Adamson, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, Kingston upon Hull Quarter Sessions
20th May, 1821
15th December, 1821
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 159 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 90
||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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greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 wrote:
on hulk Justitia (formerly Dutch ship Zeeland)at Woolwich, transferred to Claudine & transported to van Diemen’s Land.
greg petersen on 8th July, 2017 wrote:
Transported for “Petit Larceny”
Gaol report: “Bad character & connections”
Hulk report: “Orderly”
Stated Uncle at Lerwick one of the Shetland Isles a stocking weaver.
April 18th 1822, Mollen/ taking a boat without leave & going alongside a vessel in the harbour without a pass from his honour the Lieut. Governor - Reprimanded.
December 29th 1823, Out after hours also absconded from his masters service & remained absent about 2 months? - 50 lashes & returned to P. M. & locked in watch house at nights.
greg petersen on 22nd March, 2019 wrote:
Feb 25th 1825 Hobart Town Gazette entry:
Peter Adamson, 119, light brown hair,
light grey eyes, 19 years of age, cabin boy,
tried at York in January 1821, sentence 7
years, native place Lerwick, Shetland,
scar on left eye-brow, arrived in this Colo-
ny per Claudine, absconded from the Public
Works January 12,1824. - £2 Reward
greg petersen on 26th March, 2019 wrote:
Name on conduct report is recorded as Peter Anderson 119.
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 made the following changes:
greg petersen on 8th July, 2017 made the following changes:
greg petersen on 22nd March, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000)
greg petersen on 26th March, 2019 made the following changes: