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David Davies, one of 250 convicts transported on the London, 15 March 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Cantivr, Dai (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Farmer & ploughman
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 20 years
||Carmarthen Special Assizes
15th March, 1844
9th July, 1844
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 249 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 35 (19)
||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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Leonie Dolley on 1st June, 2013 wrote:
David was transported for riotously beginning to demolish a house. The way the record reads he was kicking a turnstile. His alias means in Welch David the singer because he taught them to sing at Church. He received his ticket of leave in 1852.
Convict Changes History
Leonie Dolley on 1st June, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1 Cantivr, Dai (alias) (prev. Cantivr, Dai (Alias)), date of birth 1813, gender, occupation, crime