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David Millie Arnot

David Millie Arnot, one of 290 convicts transported on the Earl Grey, 27 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Millie Arnot
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 17th August, 1807
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 8th January, 1872
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: Perth Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Earl Grey
Departure date: 27th July, 1838
Arrival date: 21st November, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 320
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Gwen Connolly on 26th April, 2015 wrote:

David Millie Arnot - a bleacher who lived in Pathhead near Kirkcaldy, Fife - was convicted for a ‘breach of trust’ in Sept 1837.
His family through the efforts of Caroline Chisholm were brought to Australia in 1846 and 1848.

Convict Changes History

Gwen Connolly on 26th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 17th August, 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th January, 1872 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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