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John Caton, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||15th June, 1807
|Date of Death:
||18th April, 1860
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||NSW BDM Marriage: 495/1845 V184549530B
||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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Helen Campbell on 17th November, 2012 wrote:
John Caton was a single man of protestant faith who could read. He was working as a labourer at the time of his arrest in 1827 listing London as his Native Place .
He is described as 5 ft 3 ins with a dark ruddy complexion, dark brown eyes and hair.
Convict Changes History
Helen Campbell on 17th November, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 15th June, 1807, date of death 18th April, 1860, gender, occupation, crime
FionaW on 5th April, 2019 made the following changes:
source: NSW BDM Marriage: 495/1845 V184549530B (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 269 (136))