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Adam Eatwell

Adam Eatwell, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 18 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Adam Eatwell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1854
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 18th March, 1837
Arrival date: 10th July, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 24
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 13th November, 2016 wrote:

Salisbury and Winchester Journal Wiltshire, England
25 Jul 1836
Adam Eatwell was convicted of having stolen a watch and keys from the person of John Chivers, at Winterbourne Bassett, on the 25th June—

1837: Assigned to the Australian Agricultural Company - Port Stephens. Listed as 25 years old.

Adam was 5’7 1/4” tall, ruddy freckled complexion, light brown hair, dark hazel eyes, hairy chest, scar on right side of upper lip, blue ring tattooed on 3rd finger of right hand and middle and 3rd fingers left hand, literate, single, protestant.

1843: TOL
1847: Recommended for CP

4/6/1850: CP - listed as having failed to collect his CP.

1854: NSW BDM - Adam Eatwell aged 45 - no district given.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th November, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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