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Erasmus Barton

Erasmus Barton, one of 200 convicts transported on the Manlius, 23 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Erasmus Barton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Nottingham (Town) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Manlius
Departure date: 23rd April, 1830
Arrival date: 12th August, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 347 (176)
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 16th November, 2013 wrote:

Erasmus was 20 years old on arrival in VDL, he was transported for stealing 9lbs., of beef.  He had been convicted before of Felony and 6 times in custody on various charges.  His occupation was a “Groom/Carter”.

Erasmus was 5’4 1/4” tall, single, dark brown hair and eyes, tattoos.

1830-33: Assigned to Mr Degraves.
1835: TOL
3/3/1836: COF

30/5/1837: John Harvey was charged with stealing several pound notes from Erasmus - Harvey was discharged because Erasmus did not appear.

Nothing further found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810, gender, occupation, crime

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