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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
11th May, 1838
10th September, 1838
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 172 other convicts
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D Wong on 1st August, 2013 wrote:
David Burke was 23 years old and was transported for “Stealing Firearms”. He was a Whiteboy rebel.
27/2/1839: Absconded from the estate of CLol. Dumaresq since 15th February.
David was described as: Sallow, freckled and pockpitted complexion, little finger of left hand crooked and inclining inwards.
14/10/1842: TOL Muswellbrook.
David’s father Patrick was transported about 12 years earlier (not sure which ship).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st August, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1815, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime