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Samuel Panton

Samuel Panton, one of 220 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 03 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Panton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 18th March, 1836
Age: 53 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 3rd October, 1831
Arrival date: 14th February, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 189 (97)
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

D Wong on 9th November, 2017 wrote:

Samuel Panton was listed as 48 years old on arrival - transported for ‘Horse Stealing’.
He had a previous offence for horse stealing for which he served 3 years of 7 at the Hulk at Woolwich.

Samuel was 5’6ΒΌ” tall, grey hair, light hazel eyes.  Married - Wife Elizabeth at London with 8 children.

1832-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr. George Hill/Hull.

18/3/1836: Samuel died at HM Colonial Hospital, Hobart.  (Listed as William Panton in the Deaths Records book.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th November, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th March, 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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