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Peter Alston

Peter Alston, one of 254 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 12 April 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Alston
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 1879
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Scotland, Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 12th April, 1843
Arrival date: 19th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 279 (141)
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

Leonie Dolley on 26th April, 2013 wrote:

Peter died at the Cascade Invalid Depot 6\1\1879.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 26th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808, date of death 1879, gender, occupation, crime

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