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# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
             
103870 - - Layton 1833 1833 19 December Sydney SG
 
  Departed London 15th August. Captain Giles Wade. Bringing 306 free emigrants. Passengers included Charles Beelby and family; John Rule and family; Thomas Marshall; 11 male emigrants and 284 females
 
165370 - - Layton 1833 1833 - The Farmer's Magazine (Google Books)
 
  The most flattering accounts have been received of the females sent out by the Emigration Committee by the Bussorah Merchant and the Layton last year, the former ship arrived out on the 11th of August; the Government boats landed the emigrants in good health, and by the close of the day on which they landed, the majority of the emigrants had engaged themselves in comfortable situations, some in Sydney and others in the country. Within three days nearly the whole were happily placed, and, of 217 females who proceeded by that conveyance, only five were disengaged at the expiration of five days. Government intend sending out one more ship this year with female emigrants to our Australian possessions, under the direction of the Emigration Committee, who give their services gratuitously. The importance of female emigration must be manifest, while the proportion of males to females in the colony is three to one. These repeated freights of the fair sex will soon remove the disproportion, and give rise to a better state of society in New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land.
 
172073 - - Layton 1833 18 December 1833 Sydney Sydney Monitor
 
  The Layton brings out 306 girls and women varying in age from 12 to 40. The great bulk of them are from 20 to 30 years of age. All unmarried. There are a good many matronly looking females of genteel manners, who seem to be capable of taking charge as housekeepers and to act in the capacity of governesses. They speak well of the Captain but indifferently of the provisions. They are all much distressed to hear of the conduct and fate of former importations and at present there is much weeping on board. They find themselves dreadfully disappointed as they have been already told that comfortable situations are scarce, and but very moderately paid. They say, they are quite willing to go up the country, if they can get respectable places. They have a good character on board, except a few; and appear to e equal in respectability and morals to those who arrived by the Palambam. fortunately a great many have relatives or friends in the colony, and a great many more have brought letters to respectable people. They are from various parts of England but are not farming women, probably chiefly from the seaport towns but some come from inland towns.
 
168538 Lobb Emma Layton 1833 2 February 1842 Newcastle Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Item: 2/2020; Roll: 757
 
  Came Free. Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland under a sentence of 1 month hard labour for being an idle and disorderly person
 
168539 Lobb Emma Layton 1833 1842 Newcastle Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Item: 2/2016; Roll: 759
 
  Born 1816. 5ft 1. Stout build, fresh complexion. Brown hair, grey eyes. Admitted to Newcastle gaol
 
168695 Lobb Emma Layton 1833 March 1842 Newcastle gaol Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930
 
  Sentenced to 1 month in the cells with hard labour for vagrancy
 
104179 Snell Anna (Hannah) Layton 1833 - - Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
 
  Born 1819 Liverpool, England. For more information about Descendants see Pioneer Register Entry No. 1390
 
103869 Trim Elizabeth Layton 1833 - - Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
 
  Arrived as a free settler. Spouse Thomas Mason. For more information about descendants see Pioneer Register Entry No. 954
 
 
 
 
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