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Andrew Paton, one of 224 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsay, 22 July 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 169
||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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Nell Murphy on 22nd June, 2016 wrote:
Andrew Paton was convicted at Glasgow 4 Jan 1831 for stealing a barrel of flour. Previous convictions. Previous connections bad. 7yr sentence. Hulk Report - orderly. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Strathfieldsay’ arriving 15 Nov 1831.
Single man; aged 30yrs.
Assignments in Colony.
Some records of misconduct. Original sentence extended.
28 Dec 1845: Ticket of Leave granted
3 June 1846: Stealing 200 wooden spokes. Transported a further 7yrs, 2 and half to be spent at Port Arthur Penal Settlement.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 22nd June, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime