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Andrew Whyte, one of 290 convicts transported on the Exmouth, 03 March 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 38
||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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Rod Duggan on 26th September, 2016 wrote:
Andrew Whyte was born in 1796 in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Andrew and his half sister Ann Knox were convicted of Incest at the High Court Glasgow in 1830 and both sentenced to 14 years Transportation.
Andrew spent time on the Prison Hulk Ganymede before being Transported aboard the Exmouth in 1831.
He later married Euphemia Campbell Valence on January 29, 1842 in Victoria and had 5 children.
Trial record of Andrew Whyte and Ann Knox
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Title Trial papers relating to Andrew Whyte, Ann Knox for the crime of incest at Gartgill, Old Monkland, Lanrakshire. Tried at High Court, Glasgow
Dates 9 Sep 1830
Related record AD14/30/220
Accused Andrew Whyte, son of William Whyte, farmer, deceased & Rebecca Cochrane, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years
Ann Knox, daughter of James Knox, tailor, Rutherglen and Rebecca Cochrane, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years
Convict Changes History
Rod Duggan on 26th September, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime