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David Cameron

David Cameron, one of 170 convicts transported on the Mary, 21 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Cameron
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1837
Age: 26 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Stirling Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 21st August, 1832
Arrival date: 5th January, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 405 (203)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th January, 2021 wrote:

Indent No; 170
Name; David Cameron
Age; 23. Read & write. Protestant, Single
Native Place; Glasgow
Trade or calling; Weaver, loom maker
Offence; Stealing money
Trial where & Date; 26 April 1832
Height; 5 ft. 4 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Sallow
Remarks; DIED in hospital.

1834 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: David Cameron
Age: 26 [1811]
Date of Death: 24 May 1837. District: G. H. Liverpool. Pat Hill
Ship; Mary 4.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Liverpool St Luke.
No; 686
Name; David Cameron
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When buried; 1837, 25 May
Age; 26
Ship’s Name; Mary
Quality or profession. Prisoner of the crown
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Richard Taylor, M.A

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1837 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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