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Ralph Davidson

Ralph Davidson, one of 280 convicts transported on the Recovery, 27 May 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ralph Davidson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th February, 1843
Age: 32 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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: York. East Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 27th May, 1837
Arrival date: 8th October, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 52
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 1st June, 2021 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Surgeon; Edward Jeffery
Ship; Recovery; 4 May 1837 - 13 Nov 1837.
Name; Ralph Davidson
Age; 26 [1811]
Disease; Scorbutus
Date; 29 Sept 1837
Discharged; HOSPITAL; 8 October 1837

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. Tasmania
Year; 1841
No; 1264
Name; Ralph Davidson
Ship; Recovery
Assigned; Hospital. New Norfolk
Remarks; DIED; 27 Feb 1843

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 27th February, 1843 (prev. 0000)

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