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Uriah Winterbottom, one of 209 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 05 October 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 229 (116). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th February, 2014 wrote:
Uriah Winterbottom was convicted at Lancaster on 13/04/1840 for stealing kettles and cloth. 7yr sentence. Previous offences. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Hindostan’, arriving 19/01/1841.
Gaol Report: bad character
Hulk Report: orderly
Aged 16yrs; 4’10 1/2”; Protestant; read & write; labourer; sallow complexion; dk brown hair; brown eyes; single.
Native place of birth: Ashton under Lyne.
Brothers: Joseph; Thomas (later transported to VDL on “Lady Montagu’ 1852).
Sisters: Sarah & Mary.
Station Gang in Colony: Point Puer (settlement for boys, near Port Arthur).
Troublesome and numerous records of misconduct.
Sentence expired 13/04/1847.
(No record found for permission to marry or in Colonial Families.)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th February, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 229 (116). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 229