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William Paton

William Paton, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Paton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 2nd July, 1815
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 2nd September, 1889
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 234
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

Marie Anne Humphries on 8th September, 2016 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom granted 19/08/1840 ref N40/1301

Convict Changes History

Marie Anne Humphries on 8th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 2nd July, 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd September, 1889 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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