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David Norton

David Norton, one of 176 convicts transported on the Manlius, 16 July 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Norton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Blacksmith/farmer
Date of Death: 1879
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Manlius
Departure date: 16th July, 1828
Arrival date: 9th November, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 450
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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Community Contributions

Keryn Halliday on 22nd November, 2012 wrote:

Married, Female Convict, Eleanor Lewis on 17 March 1838 in Tasmania.
Sentenced to twelve months in 1866 for inflicting bodily harm.

Convict Changes History

Keryn Halliday on 22nd November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1800, date of death 1879, gender, occupation, crime

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