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John Pateman

John Pateman, one of 210 convicts transported on the Augusta Jessie, 10 August 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Pateman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Augusta Jessie
Departure date: 10th August, 1838
Arrival date: 6th December, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 210 other convicts


Primary source: LDS Microfilm No.0952407: Church of England Marriages, Co. Bedford, Parish of Cranfield; p.10 No.30, p.22 No.66
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

Karen Lamb on 8th March, 2017 wrote:

Born in Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Married Sarah Tansley 8 Jan, 1816, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

D Wong on 9th March, 2017 wrote:

John Pateman was 40 years old on arrival in VDL - he was transported for ‘Stealing Wheat’ from Mr. Higgins.

Previous convictions: 6 or 7 poaching, 3 months each time.

John was 5’5” tall, fresh complexion, black to grey hair, red to grey whisers, round face, hazel eyes.

Married with 7 children, “My wife was so ill when I left that it was thought that she would die”.

15/7/1845: TOL
7/7/1846: Recommended for a CP
11/7/1854: CP approved. Swansea.

No death listed for ‘Pateman’ but 1 for John ‘Bateman’ born 1797 died of Senilis at the Cascade Pauper Establishment. (3 John Bateman as convicts, all born after 1800).

Convict Changes History

Karen Lamb on 8th March, 2017 made the following changes:

source: LDS Microfilm No.0952407: Church of England Marriages, Co. Bedford, Parish of Cranfield; p.10 No.30, p.22 No.66 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 323 (163)), date of birth: 1795

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