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Margaret Buchanan

Margaret Buchanan, one of 180 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 14 June 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Buchanan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stole clothing
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Garland Grove
Departure date: 14th June, 1841
Arrival date: 10th October, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 345 (174)
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

Gary Hall on 30th October, 2016 wrote:

First marriage Howell Howell (convict) 14 December 1842 says she was 23 therefore born But her death in 1869 says she was 45 making birth 1824.  Howell Howell died 1845 Bothwell Tas 1845.  Margaret remarried to William Martin (convict) 29 March 1847. She died 22 July 1869 at Sale Victoia

Convict Changes History

Gary Hall on 30th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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