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Peter Vaughan

Peter Vaughan, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 22 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Vaughan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Stable boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Shopbreaking & theft
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 22nd September, 1819
Arrival date: 21st January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 228
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

D Wong on 24th July, 2015 wrote:

Peter Vaughan was Irish, but was tried at Glasgow.  He was 18/19 years old on arrival and his occupation was listed as ‘Stable Boy/Shoemaker’ and he was convicted along with Duncan Campbell (ship not found) and James Robertson (also on board the Eliza).

Colonial Secretary Papers:
VAUGHAN, Peter. Per “Eliza”, 1820
1820 Jan 31: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Eliza” and forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.218)

1829 Convict Applications to Marry: Peter Vaughan age 27 Eliza 14 years bond applied 25th Aug 1829 to be married to Elizabeth Richards 56 Lady Juliana 7 years free. Granted at Windsor 1829

Elizabeth died in 1852 - she had been married to Michael Nowland/Nowlan (Neptune, Scarborough and Surprise 1790) and they had 9 children.

Possible death for Peter Vaughan - NSW BDM - died 1863 aged 77?? at Carcoar - the age is way out but then they mostly are.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th July, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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