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Matthew Stevenson

Matthew Stevenson, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 22 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Matthew Stevenson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 15th September, 1824
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince of Orange
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 23rd July, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 142
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

Leonie Dolley on 12th April, 2013 wrote:

Mathew was executed on 9\9\1824.

greg petersen on 5th February, 2017 wrote:

extract from Hobart Town Gazette 24 Sep 1824:

Matthew Stevenson, William Hillyer,Philip Hardy, and John Twiggs, stealing in a dwelling-house, and putting persons therein in fear. All Guilty Death. Execution respited till the 15th of September,
instant, and then done upon Stephenson and Twiggs. Hillyer and Hardy are pardoned on condition of transportation for life.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 12th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1924, gender

Leonie Dolley on 15th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1824

greg petersen on 5th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 15th September, 1824 (prev. 1824)

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