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Isaac Birch Arden

Isaac Birch Arden, one of 296 convicts transported on the Palmerston, 08 November 1860

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Birch Arden
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 26th July, 1864
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Indecent behaviour
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Palmerston
Departure date: 8th November, 1860
Arrival date: 11th February, 1861
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 346 (175)
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

D Wong on 31st March, 2014 wrote:

Isaac was transported for “buggery”.  He was 5’1 1/4” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, sallow complexion, thin build, scar on forefinger of left hand, literate, C of E.

7/4/1863: TOL

26/7/1864: Isaac died at the Albany Depot.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th July, 1864 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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