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Francis Atkinson, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 437 (220)
||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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D Wong on 26th November, 2013 wrote:
Francis Atkinson was 20 years old and his native place was Waterford, Ireland. His occupation was a “Butcher’s Labourer”.
Francis was transported for breaking into the dwelling house of Thomas Taylor, Labourer, and stealing a coat, a waistcoat and 2 shirts. The crime was committed with Hohn Harris, age 14 who was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 26th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1815, gender, occupation, crime