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Walter Scrivener, one of 280 convicts transported on the Marion, 30 October 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||3rd February, 1829
|Date of Death:
||20th February, 1894
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 258
||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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John Bruce on 3rd November, 2016 wrote:
marrie din Australia 1855, had 3 children
D Wong on 5th November, 2016 wrote:
WALTER SCRIVENER, Theft > mail theft, 6th January 1851.
Offence: Theft > mail theft
Verdict: Guilty > no_subcategory
WALTER SCRIVENER , stealing whilst employed in the Post-office a letter containing 2 half-sovereigns, and 24 postage stamps; the property of Her Majesty’s Postmaster General: to which he pleaded
GUILTY . Aged 21.— Transported for Ten Years.
Walter was 5’6” tall, light hair, blue eyes, round face, fresh complexion, healthy build, E. F on?, single, literate, protestant.
11/10/1855: Married Rhoda Spencer at Fremantle. (Rhoda born 21/12/1837 Swan River Colony and died 1914 in Prahran, Victoria).
First child, Frances Rose was born in WA. Next 4 born in NSW & last 4 in Victoria.
Comments: 1857 to SA
The following information comes from: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132532631 (There is also a photo of Walter on the site)
Birth: Feb. 3, 1829
Greater London, England
Death: Feb. 20, 1894
Otago, New Zealand
London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906
Name: Walter Scrivener
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 2 May 1829
Father’s Name: John Walter Scrivener
Mother’s Name: Frances Anna Scrivener
Convict Changes History
John Bruce on 3rd November, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 3rd February, 1829 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1861 (prev. 0000), gender: m
D Wong on 5th November, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 20th February, 1894 (prev. 1861), occupation, crime