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David Crawley, one of 152 convicts transported on the Grenada, May 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
21st October, 1819
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 151 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 157 (80)
||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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Lynne Smith on 19th October, 2016 wrote:
Due to his trade (bricklayer) was assigned to government projects in Sydney
D Wong on 20th October, 2016 wrote:
JAMES TURNER, JAMES CLOSE, JOHN CARPENTER, WILLIAM JASPER, JOHN EGAN, MARY HARTNELL, GEORGE BAKER, DAVID CRAWLEY, THOMAS KIRBY, Royal Offences > coining offences, 28th October 1818.
Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Guilty > pleaded guilty
JAMES TURNER , JAMES CLOSE , JOHN CARPENTER , WILLIAM JASPER , JOHN EGAN , MARY HARTNELL , GEORGE BAKER , DAVID CRAWLEY , and THOMAS KIRBY were severally and separately indicted for feloniously and knowingly having forged notes in their possession .
To which indictments the prisoners severally pleaded GUILTY .
Transported for Fourteen Years.
1830: Married Caroline Cooper (daughter of Elizabeth Cooper ‘Competitor 1828’).
They had 2 children, Betsey and David Jnr.
October 1836: Licensee of the William Wallace - licence transferred from Malcolm McInnis.
Jan. 1837: Licence transferred to Henry Calvert.
14/4/1841: Sydney Quarter Sessions:
John Cullen, free, David Crawley, conditionally free and Henry Wallis, conditionally free, Stealing - Not Guilty - discharged.
David was apparently in an asylum - found nothing further on this - Caroline then married James Greaves of the NSW Mounted Police in 23/1/1844 in Sydney, while David was still alive.
1849: David died - NSW BDM lists a David Crowley died aged 51??
Caroline died at Hartley and was buried on 1 November 1845.
Convict Changes History
Lynne Smith on 19th October, 2016 made the following changes:
D Wong on 20th October, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Crowley, date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000), gender: m