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Isaac Barton

Isaac Barton, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Barton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 18th February, 1835
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Notts. Town Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 30th January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 439 (221)
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:

Isaac Barton was transported for stealing 3 spoons, 1lb of beef, 1 pocket book, 10lbs of cotton thread and 1 handkerchief.

Isaac was tried on 1/1/1834,

18/2/1835: Convict Death Register: Isaac, age 26 died in the General Hospital, Sydney.

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth 1810, date of death 18th February, 1835, gender, occupation, crime

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