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Daniel Brown

Daniel Brown, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Brown
Aliases: Dan
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 2nd March, 1829
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hibernia
Departure date: 20th November, 1818
Arrival date: 11th May, 1819
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 112. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

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

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