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Timothy Booth, one of 200 convicts transported on the China, 03 January 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||26th December, 1824
|Date of Death:
||27th January, 1894
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 10
||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 29th October, 2015 wrote:
Timothy was 21 years old when transported for “Highway robbery and stealing money from Mr Clayton”
Timothy was the son of Thomas Booth and Rebecca nee Fleetwood and his native place was Morpeth, Yorkshire.
Timothy arrived in May 1846, was sent to Norfolk Island and returned to VDL per ‘Pestongee Bomangee in May 1847.
Timothy was 5’7 ½” tall, sallow complexion, black hair, brown eyes, scar on forehead right side of head, scar back of right arm, marks of powder left hand, mark under right eye.
21/4/1856: Married Margaret Elizabeth Caine in Richmond. They lived in the Campbell Town district. They could have had as many as 12 children.
27/1/1894: Timothy died at Campbell Town of Pleurisy and heart disease. He was listed as a labourer.
Margaret Caine Booth died in 1898.
Convict Changes History
Winston Hopton on 28th October, 2015 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 29th October, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 26th December, 1824 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th January, 1894 (prev. 0000)