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William Blyton

William Blyton, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Blyton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 6th September, 1877
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 280
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

Denis Pember on 9th January, 2017 wrote:

Stamford Mercury Fri 6 Aug 1819 p.3….
In the County Gaol:
Thomas Redfern, aged 18 and William Blyton, aged 15, charged with having, on the 18th of March, in the night-time, broken and entered the dwelling-house of Thos. Parkin, at Mansfield, and stolen 1/8s. of money, several bottles of spirits and wine, and other articles.  - condemned, but reprieved.

Denis Pember on 9th January, 2017 wrote:

In the colony, William appears in the 1828 Census:
Page 53…
[Ref B1468] Blyton, William, 25, GS, Mangles, Life, Protestant, Stockman at Mrs Jenkins, Bombaloon, Airds.

On August 15th 1831, William married Eliza Jane Smith at Campbelltown.
Eliza had been born in the colony, the daughter of Jeremiah Smith (Third Fleet Convict, 1791, “William and Ann”) and Sophia Ackers (bc).
Sophia herself was the daughter of Thomas Ackers (First Fleet Convict, 1788, “Charlotte”) and Ann Hinchley (Third Fleet Convict, 1791, “Mary Ann”).
The couple had 10 children between 1832 and 1855.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 9th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th September, 1877 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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