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Agnes White

Agnes White, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Agnes White
Aliases: Paton (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Scotland, Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 22nd April, 1851
Arrival date: 10th August, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 139 (72). Tasmanian Archives - convicts, conduct record pg 228, indent pg 134. Permission to marry.
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 29th August, 2013 wrote:

Agnes White or Paton was convicted at Edinburgh on 17/06/1850 for theft. 7yr sentence. Previous convictions. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Aurora’, arriving 10 Aug 1851.

Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good

Single girl; aged 16yrs; Native Place of Birth - Edinburgh; Presbyterian; read & write; nurse girl; 4’7 1/2”; fresh complexion; brown hair; blue eyes.

Assignments in New Town and Hobart.

Permission to marry: Samuel Broadbee (convict per Lady Kennaway 2) granted. Rgd 291/1853-37.

Ticket of Leave 01/11/1853
Conditional Pardon 05/06/1857
Certificate of Freedom 03/10/1857

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 29th August, 2013 made the following changes:

source, alias1 Paton (alias) (prev. Paton (Alias)), gender

Carol Axton-Thompson on 29th August, 2013 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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