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Spencer Whiteman

Spencer Whiteman, one of 180 convicts transported on the Claudine, 19 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Spencer Whiteman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 11th December, 1800
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 1874
Age: 73 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 Life

Crime: Smuggling
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 19th August, 1829
Arrival date: 6th December, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 172
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

Anonymous on 14th August, 2011 wrote:

Spencer was involved with the Battle of Sidley Green, he was a smuggler. He left a wife and two daughters behind in England. In later years many Whitemans from Sussex left voluntarily to find a new life in the antipodes.

pauline whiteman on 8th September, 2015 wrote:

Spencer served 17 years hard labour,and was released

pauline whiteman on 8th September, 2015 wrote:

Spencer served 15 years hard labour and was released in 1846

Convict Changes History

pauline whiteman on 8th September, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 11th December, 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1874 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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