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David Chilton, one of 60 convicts transported on the Eliza, 12 December 1849
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 111 (57). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON37-1-6,394,39,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 30th August, 2013 wrote:
David Chilton was convicted of setting fire to dry grass. 7yr sentence at Surrey on 31/07/1844. Transported to Norfolk Island on the ‘Eliza’, arriving 03/04/1850.
Single man; aged 21yrs; native place - Deptford; 5’6”; read & write; Church of England.
Father - George
Mother - Ann
Siblings - Henry, Joseph & Betsey.
Some offences at Norfolk Island.
Free Certificate 07/04/1852.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 30th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1829, gender, occupation, crime