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John Eaton

John Eaton, one of 320 convicts transported on the Clyde, 11 March 1863

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Eaton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Worcestershire, Worcester General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 11th March, 1863
Arrival date: 29th May, 1863
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 537 (270)
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

Geoff Reeves on 31st October, 2015 wrote:

Married Henrietta Nolan
Children Henrietta, John,

Geoff Reeves on 2nd December, 2016 wrote:

Married Heneretta Nolan in W.A.
William Eaton
Heneretta Eaton, Sarah Eaton

Geoff Reeves on 1st June, 2017 wrote:

This John Eaton had previous convictions for stealing chickens, potatoes, etc he was born in Martley convicted in Worchester Assizes jan 1860
Was transported with his Brother in Law Fox

Convict Changes History

Geoff Reeves on 31st October, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

Geoff Reeves on 2nd December, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000)

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