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George Paton, one of 160 convicts transported on the Competitor, 18 March 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
18th March, 1823
3rd August, 1823
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 160 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 8. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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:
George Paton was convicted at Edinburgh 17 July 1822 for Fraud. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Competitor’ arriving 1823.
Assignments in Colony.
1837: charged with stealing timber, the property of the Govt. Dismissed.
1829: Trespassing on the property of J. Duncan, Launceston. Reprimand.
Conditional Pardon granted 21 Aug 1834
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 22nd June, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 8. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 8), gender: m,