Contribute to this record
William Cunningham, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 443 (223)
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If William Cunningham was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
D Wong on 29th November, 2013 wrote:
William Cunningham was 32 years old when convicted of the crime of hamesucken or assault with a lethal weapon to the effusion of blood at Calderhead’s Land, Dalmarnock Road, near Glasgow. The victim was Washington Montgomerie of the same address.
William’s occupation was a “Engineman”. He was married and his native place was Derry County, Ireland.
1839: TOL Parramatta
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1802, gender, crime