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Uriah Prout

Uriah Prout, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Uriah Prout
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 163 (83)
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 23rd February, 2019 wrote:

9/3/1839 Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard Gloucestershire, England:
Uriah Prout, 23, and Thomas Edmunds, 19, for breaking open the dwelling house of John Dime, at Longhope, on the 24th February, and stealing a watch and other property.__Ten years’ transportation.

No ship found for Thomas Edmunds.

Uriah Prout was 23 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Gloucestershire.

Uriah could read, was protestant, single, 5’8” tall, dark complexion, brown hair and eyes, lost canine tooth on right side of upper jaw, small scar on centre of upper lip, another on right corner of mouth, mole on upper right arm, nail of third finger of right hand split, small mole on lower left arm, mark of a large wound on left shin.

1843: TOL Berrima

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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