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George Maton, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
14th June, 1819
30th October, 1819
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 171 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 180
||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.