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David Birch, one of 400 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 04 January 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
4th January, 1834
9th May, 1834
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 399 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 260
||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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Anonymous on 15th September, 2012 wrote:
David Birch was 33 years old when indicted for stealing silk, value Â£300 from the dwelling house of Mr Coulson of Totness.
David was married, wife Susanna and 4 children at Totness.
Described as a supposed Travelling Thief, David was 5"1/4" tall, dark hazel eyes, reddish hair, nose small and sharp, small couth and chin.
23/4/1839: Absconded from Flinder’s Island in VDL, since 2/8/1836.
14/7/48: Still on the absconders list.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 15th September, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1800-00-00, gender m