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Cornelius Yates, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancaster, Manchester Boro' Quarter Sessions
30th June, 1845
15th October, 1845
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 322. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-72,308,299,L,80
||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 10th September, 2013 wrote:
Cornelius Yates was convicted at Lancaster on 21/04/1845 for stealing handkerchiefs. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Equestrian’, arriving 15/10/1845.
Single man; labourer; 5’2”; aged 18yrs; ruddy complexion; brown hair; brown eyes; reads.
Native place of birth: abt 1826 Manchester.
18mth Probation in Colony.
1845 at Dover (southern Tasmania)
1851 at Morven (Evandale, Tasmania)
1852 at Launceston
Ticket of Leave 27/08/1850
Conditional Pardon 18/01/1853.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th September, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1826, gender, occupation, crime