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William Catchpole, one of 112 convicts transported on the Proteus, 12 April 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th September, 1861
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 84
||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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Maureen Withey on 14th November, 2019 wrote:
National Archives - Medical Journal by Thomas Logan, Surgeon of Convict Ship Proteus, 6 April - 8 Aug 1831.
William Catchpole, aged 40; sick or hurt, piece of gristle lodged in the osophugus removed by probang; put on sick list, 4 August 1831. Discharged 6 August 1831 cured.
D Wong on 15th November, 2019 wrote:
William Catchpole was listed as 40 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Norwich, Norfolk.
William was illiterate, 5’7½” tall, dark brown hair, dark blue eyes, Married with 2 or 3 children.
Wife: Margaret at Deerham
Father: William Catchpole at NP
Brothers: Robert at Deerham, a farmer, Matthew at Burhampton.
1832-33 Musters: Assigned to Mr. David Lord.
1835 Muster: Public Works.
1840: Free certificate.
11/9/1861: William Catchpole, a Farmer, aged 76, died of Pneumonia at Richmond, Tas.
Informant: Christian Herbertson, Householder. Farmer, aged 76.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 14th November, 2019 made the following changes:
D Wong on 15th November, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th September, 1861 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime