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Blake Steward

Blake Steward, one of 256 convicts transported on the Triton, 04 August 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Blake Steward
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 1846
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stricking a superior officer in the army.
Convicted at: Barbadoes Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Triton
Departure date: 4th August, 1842
Arrival date: 19th December, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 256 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 169 (86)
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 5th May, 2013 wrote:

Blakes crime was a breach of the articles of war, he struck an officer. He died at Wedge Bay 8\4\1846.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 5th May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1815, date of death 1846, gender, occupation, crime

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