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Abraham West, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 254
||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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D Wong on 21st April, 2013 wrote:
Abraham West was in fact Abraham Stapleton, the brother of Francis Stapleton (also John 1832). Both were transported for stealing 2 horses.
Abraham uses “West” as an alias.
1840: TOL Raymond Terrace
1843: TOL Goulburn
Married Mary Woodward ()Died 11/11/1855 aged 55) and had 1 daughter, Charlotte.
4/5/1871: Abraham died at Wollondilly, Goulburn aged 73. He died of starvation and Exhaustion.
Virginia Stokes on 21st March, 2014 wrote:
Abraham Stapleton and Mary Woodward had at least 3 children. Mary, Charlotte and Abraham Stapleton junior travelled with Mary Ann Stapleton (nee Woodward) on the Clyde in 1834. They had obviously come to be near father, Abraham .
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st April, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1798, date of death 1871, gender, occupation, crime