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Stephen King, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||21st September, 1799
|Date of Death:
||21st September, 1860
life span was 55 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 238. State Archives NSW, Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12189; Item:X634; Microfiche:699)
||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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Caryn Patterson on 18th January, 2014 wrote:
Originally sentenced to death for his crimes, it was commuted to transporation for life. Accidentally killed on 21 September 1860 (his birthday). The phaeton he was driving hit a rock, throwing Stephen out. He hit his head upon landing and died from serious head injuries.
Caryn Patterson on 2nd February, 2018 wrote:
Date of death is 21 September 1860 as per death certificate and parish records. Stephen was buried on 24 September 1860.
Iris Dunne on 2nd February, 2018 wrote:
NSW Convict Indents: Occupation: Shoemaker, Shepherd, dairyman, Married with 1 boy and 1 girl, Protestant, can read and write, aged 32, Crime: Sheep Stealing, Tried: 14 August 1830
Convict Changes History
Christine King on 28th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1st September, 1860, gender
Caryn Patterson on 18th January, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 21st September, 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st September, 1860 (prev. 1st September, 1860), crime
Iris Dunne on 2nd February, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 238. State Archives NSW, Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12189; Item:X634; Microfiche:699) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Cl