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George Paton

George Paton, one of 160 convicts transported on the Competitor, 18 March 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Paton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 18th March, 1823
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 8. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

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,

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