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Isaac Eccliston

Isaac Eccliston, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Eccliston
Aliases: Eccleston, Eggliston, Egilson
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: 1892
Age: 83 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Durham and Sadberge Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 235 (120)
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 14th November, 2016 wrote:

Isaac Eccleston (listed as Eccliston on our records) was transported for ‘Entering the house of Thomas Jewitt at Hedworth Mill in Jarrow and demanding money, meat and 2
guns’.  He was tried along with Thomas Pringle, Thomas Kenare, John Stewart, John Barker, Bartholomew Stephenson, Thomas Armstrong, John Smith, and David Johnson - Pringle and Kenare escaped but the other 7 ment were all transported on the Isabella.

On arrival Isaac, aged 24, was assigned to the AA Co., at Port Stephens.

Isaac was 5’5 1/2” tall, sallow freckled complexion, dark brown hair, dark grey eyes, scar on left cheek, July 6, 1831 and a woman on
lower right arm; IE, DC, STF on lower left arm. 1837: Assigned to the AA Co., at Newcastle.

1840: TOL Newcastle

1842: Was at Maitland

1843: Granted permission to marry Ann Clark (came free per ‘Agnes Ewing’).  Marriage listed as Egilson, married at Maitland - no children listed and no further mention of Ann anywhere.

1846: Recommended for a CP
8/9/1847: CP

Started a general store to supply the mining community around Maitland.

1853: Isaac Eggleston, a former miner, purchased two quarter acre lots in Blane Street Newcastle (lots 4
and 5) at the Australian Agricultural Company’s auction 5 April 1853. The total cost of the land was £99.

1892: Isaac died at Wallsend - Listed on the BDM as EGGLESTON.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th November, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Eccleston, alias2: Eggliston, alias3: Egilson, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1892 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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