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Stephen Newton, one of 224 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsay, 22 July 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||29th March, 1855
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 163 (84)
||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 March, 2019 wrote:
Stephen Newton was listed as 17 years old on arrival in VDL.
Birth Place: Liverpool, Lancashire.
Transported for ‘Stealing Stockings.
Stephen was 5’0¾” tall, fres complexion, light brown hair, light grey eyes.
Occupation: Fas. Boy.
1832-33 Musters: Assigned to Mr. J. Brumby.
17/8/1832: The Tasmanian, Hobart:
Stephen Newton, a young tailor, being found regaling himself in the Scotch Thistle public-house, on Sunday, during Church hours, was ordered a dozen stripes on the rear.
1835 Muster: Public Works.
19/5/1845: Married Ann Bartlett at St. George’s Church, Hobart.
Stephen was 28, a Tailor - Ann was 21, a spinster.
19/12/1839 Stephen Newton, born Hobart-died Victoria 1856.
1/7/1840: Robert Newton-died in South Melbourne 1883.
1/7/1848: John Newton, born Melbourne, Vic., died Richmond, Vic., 1885.
1/7/1852: Phillip Newton, born Melburne - died in Fitzroy, Vic, 1912.
6/3/1846: Steerage passenger Hobart to Port Phillip per ‘David’.
29/3/1855: Stephen Newton died of Delirium Tremens, 5 days.
Address: off Little Bourke St. Melbourne East, Vic.
Listed as a tailor, 39 years old, father:Robert, mother:Mary, born in Liverpool and 28 years in VDL.
Witness: Ann Newton, literate, present at death.
11/4/1878: Stephen Newton died at Cascades Pauper Establishment of Senilis.
He was 75 years old, and was buried at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Paupers Section on 13/4/1878.
Arrived “Strathfieldsay” ??
Only 1 Stephen Newton on our lists of convicts**
Convict Changes History
michele porter on 25th March, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
D Wong on 26th March, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th March, 1855 (prev. 0000), occupation