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Martin Robert Eaton

Martin Robert Eaton, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Martin Robert Eaton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1822
Age: 20 years

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 14 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 119 (61)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, P.
Name; Robert Martin Eaton
Ship; Phoenix. V D L. Nov 1821
Trial; Surry Assises
Date; 17 Aug 1821
Sentence; 7 years
Noted against name; DIED; on voyage. 7 Feb 1822

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st April, 2022 wrote:

1821 - Trial; 23 August 1821. Croydon

1821 - 12 September. Received on board the prison hulk; Leviathan. Moored; Woolwich
Age; 19 years. Born about 1802.
Transported; 10 November 1821
Offence;  Felony

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st April, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), crime

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