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Isaac Slater

Isaac Slater, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, April 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Slater
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Spain, Coria Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Baring
Departure date: April, 1815
Arrival date: 7th September, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 208
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

Maureen Withey on 29th February, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.
SLATER, Isaac. Per “Baring”, 1815

1815 Sep 15 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Baring” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.176)

1818 - Servant to Archibald Bell, Lieutenant Royal Veteran Company. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3190; 4/1856 p.248)

1820 Mar 9,14, Apr 22, May 6 - Re permission to marry at Castlereagh (Reel 6007, 4/3501 p.299 & 4/3502 p.18)


Windsor Quarter Sessions, Thursday October 12 1826.
Isaac Slater was charged with stealing a bag, the property of Joseph McCailding, of Richmond.  A robbery to a considerable amount had been perpetrated; the property was clearly identified.  Mr Bell, Police Magistrate, gave the prisoner a most excellent character, Mr. Bill had been instrumental in obtaining both a ticket of leave, and subsequently a conditional pardon for the prisoner; his conduct had always been so very correct, nevertheless, he was compelled to commit the prisoner, when brought before him on the present complaint, however, Mr. Bell still would say, be should have the greatest confidence in the prisoner - Guilty, but recommended to mercy.  Sentenced that be become a Government servant, and to serve in such manner as His Excellentcy the Governor shall think proper, for the term of two years. This new and peculiar sentence was founded on the authority of the Act of Council, No 5, 7th Geo. IV, and applied in this case, owing to the high character the prisoner had received, and the recommendation.
Sydney Gazette, 21 Oct 1826.


Principal Superintendent of Convicts’ Office, 8th March, 1836.
THE Conditional Pardons granted to the undermentioned Persons are now lying at this Office, and will be delivered to the respective Parties, on payment of the Fees due thereon to the Public. —
Baring (1), Isaac Slater.
Sydney Gazette, 15 Mar 1836.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 29th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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