Transported Convicts (1835-1839)

Uriah Prout

Uriah Prout was born in 1817 and lived in Longhope where he worked as a labourer. On 6 March 1839, at the age of 23, he was sentenced to be transported for 10 years for breaking into the Longhope house of John Dawe with Thomas Edmunds and stealing a silver watch, a purse, a handkerchief and a piece of ribbon. After a spell on the hulk, the Ganymede, he was transferred to the Maitland which set sail for New South Wales on 22 March 1840 and arrived on 14 July 1840.

He was given a ticket of leave on 27 December 1843




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *