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William Eaton

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Eaton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
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 Life

Crime: Malicious wounding
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 314 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 26th February, 2014 wrote:

William Eaton is also listed on the “Norfolk 1834”.
He was transferred to the “Lady Kennaway” at Cork in September 1834 and his records on “Linc” are under the “Lady Kennaway”.

William was tried on 10/3/1834 for maliciously wounding with intent to disable.

William was single, 30 years old on arrival, 5’5 1/2” tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, dark thin whiskers, scar on back of right hand and on his Indent is listed as being born in Brigstock.

Assigned to W J Parramore Esq.

19/5/1843: TOL
6/1/1845: TOL cancelled.
6/5/1846: Remainder of sentence remitted.
28/12/1846: Misconduct in being out after hours - 3 months hard labour.
2/11/1847: CP

There was another listing on 24/10/1847 - This man is to retain his Conditional Pardon.

28/4/1852: William was listed as a steerage passenger per “Swan”, Launceston to Melbourne - Free by Servitude.

See the listing for William Eaton under the “Norfolk” 1834 for contribution by Yvonne Parker.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th February, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/ (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Eaton, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1804, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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