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Seth Eagle

Seth Eagle, one of 250 convicts transported on the Layton, 06 April 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Seth Eagle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Staffordshire Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 6th April, 1841
Arrival date: 1st September, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 291 (147)
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

D Wong on 3rd November, 2012 wrote:

Seth Eagle was 19 years old on arrival in VDL.

Seth was 5’4 1/2” tall, sing,e reads, roman catholic, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, no whiskers, S E on left arm.
Father: Thomas
Mother: Elizabeth
2 brothers: Edwin and Thomas, both young.
1 sister: Elizabeth.

Seth’s conduct record was quite good.
7/3/1845: TOL
17/2/1848: COF.

No other records found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 3rd November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1821, gender, crime

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