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David Christmas

David Christmas, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 22 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Christmas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cardigan Great Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince of Orange
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 23rd July, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 137 (70)
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

Maureen Withey on 4th February, 2020 wrote:

Hogarth Town Gazette, 6 May 1826.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE.  Colonial Secretary’s Office, May 2, 1826.
FREE PARDONS have been issued to the undermentioned Persons during the last Week :—
David Christmas ..... Prince of Orange.

NOTICE.—Whereas Edward Brown, Henry Rogers, and David Christmas, have absconded from the Employment of the undersigned, after entering into a written Engagement to Clear a Parcel of Land at the River Plenty, the Public are hereby cautioned against employing them, or any of them, until they have completed their said Engagement. H. Oakes.
Hobart Town Gazette, 19 Aug 1826.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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