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Isaac Patterson

Isaac Patterson, one of 369 convicts transported on the Dromedary, 11 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Patterson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Dromedary
Departure date: 11th September, 1819
Arrival date: 10th January, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 369 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 205 (104)
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

D Wong on 29th November, 2012 wrote:

Isaac was 23 years old when transported for stealing wearing apparel, Thomas Patterson, John Williams, Henry Ganderton and John Williams were found guilty of the same crime, and all were sentenced to death, on the 17/5/1816.

Isaac arrived in VDL.
9/5/1820: Absconded into the woods - 50 lashes.
2/10/1821: Absconded into the woods, for a longer time - 100 lashes.

22/10/1821: Prisoner arrived from Hobart, per ‘Jane’ to be received into Sydney gaol.

1/11/1821: On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per ‘Sally’.

7/8/1823: Isaac Patterson, 26, London, 5’6” hazel eyes, sandy hair, sallow complexion.  Absconded from Newcastle.

The Sydney Gazette advertised for him until January 1825.  No further records found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1797, gender, crime

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