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Isaac Eccliston, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Eccleston, Eggliston, Egilson
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 235 (120)
||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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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
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