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Abel Clayton

Abel Clayton, one of 186 convicts transported on the Lord Goderich, 26 June 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abel Clayton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 28th December, 1881
Age: 56 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Birmingham Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Goderich
Departure date: 26th June, 1841
Arrival date: 18th November, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 185 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 348
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

Rebecca Hart on 18th March, 2016 wrote:

Immigrated to Port Phillip (Melbourne) 1852
Married Mary MITCHELL 1857

Convict Changes History

Rebecca Hart on 18th March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th December, 1881 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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