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Hugh Norton

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hugh Norton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Boatman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Rape
Convicted at: Ireland, Westmeath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady McNaughten
Departure date: 23rd June, 1835
Arrival date: 30th October, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 27 other convicts


Primary source: Convict Printed Indentures
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 17th September, 2019 wrote:

Printed indentures states that Hugh Norton was 19 years old; could read and write; religion Roman Catholic and status single.  He was a native of Westmeath and occupation of boatman.  He was convicted of rape on 12 March 1835 at Westmeath.  Sentenced to 7 years and had no prior convictions.  May have been convicted along side Patrick Croughan and Edward Perry.  Physical attributes were height 5 feet and 4 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair brown and eyes grey.  Prisoner number 35-2605 and transport number 227.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 17th September, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Convict Printed Indentures (prev. ), firstname: Hugh, surname: Norton, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1826, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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