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John Alton

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Alton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1876
Age: 75 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 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 11th May, 1838
Arrival date: 10th September, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 176 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 26th July, 2013 wrote:

John Alton was 37 years old when transported for “Stealing a calf”.  John was married with 1 male and 3 female children and his native place was Kerry County.

1846: TOL Parramatta
2/3/1847: TOL Passport, Parramatta Bench.

1876: John Alton died at Liverpool aged 76.

No marriage or other children found.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Hospital & Asylum Records, Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm and Destitute
Admissions and Discharges
Name; John Alton
Age; 75
County; Ireland
Religion; C. E.
Date of Admission; 29 May 1874
Date of Discharge; DIED - 7 Jan 1876 - Age; 76
Ship; Clyde -
Trade; Shoemaker
Page; 284 - 410

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th July, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1801, date of death 1876, gender, occupation, crime

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