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Daniel Brown, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||2nd March, 1829
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 112.
Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th October, 2012 wrote:
Dan or Daniel Brown was convicted at Essex 27/07/1818 and given a Life Sentence. He departed on the ‘Hibernia’ from Portsmouth 20/11/1818, arriving van Diemens Land 10/05/1818. Hulk Report - orderly. Captain’s Report - orderly.
Convict no. 7807.
15/03/1825: Abscond from Launceston - 50 lashes.
1829: Committed murder of Stopford, with John Salmon, at Macquarie Harbour. (Hobart Town Courier gives graphic details of crime and trial date 7 March 1829.) (Such was the conditions and harsh treatment at Macquarie Harbour that these men committed murder in order to be transferred back to Hobart Town.)
Described as a handsome man, aged 27yrs, pale sallow complexion.
02/03/1829: Executed for murder - Hobart Town. (Body taken to Colonial Hospital for dissection.)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th October, 2012 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of death 2nd March, 1829, gender