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Donald Currie

Donald Currie, one of 130 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 23 November 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Donald Currie
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 22nd November, 1845
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Murder
Convicted at: Inverary Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 23rd November, 1824
Arrival date: 18th April, 1825
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 129 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 235 (119). Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2019 wrote:

Donald CURRIE was convicted at Inverary, Scotland on 21 April 1824 for murder - killing of a man in a fight.  7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship “Sir Charles Forbes” arriving April 1825.

Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work service.
Ticket of Leave granted.
1831: at Hobart.

22 Nov 1845:  Death, at Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 235 (119). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 235 (119)), date

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