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Cornelius Prouten

Cornelius Prouten, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Cornelius Prouten
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 57 (30)
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

Vicki on 16th March, 2012 wrote:

Cornelius Prouten old brother Francis Prouten was also a convict onboard the Albion

Maureen Withey on 6th September, 2019 wrote:

Tas Record CON23-1-3, Image P299 to 327, for Cornelius and his brother Francis.

No. 313. Cornelius Prouten, 5 ft 9 ½ . Age 20, l. brown hair, blue eyes,  Fisherman, convicted 14 Jan 1822, Native place, Paggham, various tatoos, F.C. 37/152, 29 Jan 1829.

No. 314. Francis Prouten, 5 ft 7. Age 24, brown hair, blue eyes,  Fisherman, convicted 14 Jan 1822, Native place, Paggham, various tatoos, F.C. 38/153, 29 Jan 1829.

Convict Changes History

Vicki on 16th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1802-00-00, gender m

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