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George Maton

George Maton, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Maton
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 180
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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Maureen Withey on 3rd November, 2019 wrote:

Tried at the Old Bailey (online)

GEORGE MATON, JOHN KITE, Theft > grand larceny, 28th October 1818.

2593. GEORGE MATON and JOHN KITE were indicted for stealing, on the 21st of October , twelve yards of printed cotton, value 12s. , the goods of Joseph Hawkins .

WILLIAM DRAKEFIELD . I am servant to Joseph Hawkins , who is a linen-draper , and lives in St. John-street . On the 21st of October, between twelve and one o’clock Thompson alarmed me - I saw Metcalf take Maton, and take the printed cotton out of Kite’s apron, which was taken from our door.

JAMES METCALI. I live opposite to the prosecutor’s. I saw Maton take the cotton from the door, and put it in Kite’s apron - They had been lurking about the shop for two hours - I secured them both, and took the print out of Kite’s apron.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

KITE’S Defence. I found it at the door.

MATON - GUILTY . Aged 16.

KITE - GUILTY . Aged 18.

Transported for Seven Years .

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.

Sheerness Hulk record, HO-9-7-1, p40.
Received from Newgate, 20 Nov 1819 (5 prisoners in total) including
John Kite, age 15, felony,  Middlesex 28 Oct , 7 yrs, (sent for ) Transp.  15 Mar 1820
George Maton, aged 16,  Middlesex 28 Oct, 7 yrs, (sent for ) Transp. 3 Jun 1819.

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