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Margaret Paterson

Margaret Paterson, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Paterson
Aliases: Mcfarlane (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stirling Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Earl of Liverpool
Departure date: December, 1830
Arrival date: 5th April, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 112 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 542
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th August, 2021 wrote:

Possible Death Record of Child
Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, St John’s Parramatta. Year 1832
No; 603
Name;  Robert Paterson
Abode; Parramatta
When Buried; 1832, 18 Sept
Age; 6 weeks
Ships Name; Mother per E. Liverpool
Quality or profession; Convicts Child - Factory

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th August, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 87
Name; Margaret Paterson alias McFarlane
Age; 38 - Reads - Protestant. Married - No children
Native Place; Falkirk
Trade or calling; Housemaid, Seamstress
Offence; Stealing gown
Trial; 13 Sept 1830 - 7 years. Previous Conviction - 3 months
Height; 5 ft. 3 1/2 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Dark Brown to Grey
Completion; Ruddy, freckled, pock-pitted

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th August, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Mcfarlane (alias) (prev. McFarlane (Alias))

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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