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William Clayton, one of 148 convicts transported on the England, 28 April 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
28th April, 1826
18th September, 1826
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 147 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 19 (11)
||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 17th July, 2019 wrote:
COLONIAL SECRETARY’s OFFICE, MAY 31st, 1827.
HIS EXCELLENCY the Governor has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police of the Colony, viz.-
Upper District’s Hunter’s River - William Clayton, per England, to be Scourger.
The Monitor, Sydney, Tues 12 Jun 1827
The job of a Scourger was to wield the whip over anybody sentenced to be whipped.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 17th July, 2019 made the following changes: