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Stephen Chuter

Stephen Chuter, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Stephen Chuter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Southampton Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 5th May, 1836
Arrival date: 31st August, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 271 (138)
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

Tim Young on 19th December, 2012 wrote:

Found guilty of knowingly eating meat from sheep stolen by his sons, Benjamin, William and Stephen. Lived in Frensham, Surrey and married to Sarah.  One of his grandaughters was the mother of Lord James Chuter-Ede MP (later to be Home Secretary in Attlee cabinet in 1945 and from 1951 leader of the house of commons)    I (Tim Young) am the great, great great grandson of Stephen Chuter

Convict Changes History

Tim Young on 19th December, 2012 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

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