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William Murton, one of 178 convicts transported on the Portland, 19 November 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 226
||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 26th November, 2017 wrote:
WILLIAM MURTON, Theft > simple larceny, 8th September 1831.
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
WILLIAM MURTON was indicted for stealing, on the 5th of August, one 50l. Bank note, the property of Richard Parsons, since deceased.
MR. CLARKSON conducted the prosecution.
GUILTY. Aged 33. - Transported for Seven Years.
Native Place: Norwich.
1836: TOL Port Macquarie
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 26th November, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime