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Alexander Anderson, one of 170 convicts transported on the Pyramus, 16 November 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 395 (199)
||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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D Wong on 31st October, 2018 wrote:
National Records of Scotland
Title Precognition against James Graham, Alexander Anderson for the crime of theft, habit and repute, and previous conviction
Accused James Graham, Age: 15, weaver, Address: Resides with uncle in Bell Street, Glasgow, Origin: Bridgeton
Alexander Anderson, Age: 16, weaver, Address: Resides with mother, Old Wynd, Glasgow, Origin: Glasgow
Alexander Anderson, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years. Note: Pannel cannot write.
James Graham, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years.
James Graham arrived NSW per ‘Maitland’ 1840.
Alexander was 17 years old on arrival, 5’2” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.
Native Place: Glasgow.
Goal Report: Convicted and imprisoned before bad character.
Hulk Report: Orderly but irritable.
1/10/1839: Public Works
15/11/1839: Public Works - Larceny under £5 - existing term of transportation extended 2 years and to be removed to Port Arthur.
1845: Free Certificate.
15/4/1845: Permission to marry Mary Irvine (Waverley) approved - no registration found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 31st October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime