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David Drew

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Drew
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Reaper
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Irish rebel
Convicted at: Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hooghley
Departure date: 5th January, 1825
Arrival date: 22nd April, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1823-1826
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 18th July, 2020 wrote:

From Newmarket Cork Ireland 5’ 5” sallow pitted complexion brown hair grey eyes very well behaved assigned to di mestire

David Drew in the New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Name:David Drew
Event Date:1 Oct 1825
Arrival year:1825
Vessel: Hooghley
Event Description:Convict servant of Prosper De Mestre. To be victualled from the Stores for six months
Comments:Per “Hooghley”, 1825

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for David Drew 1830, 3 June no 30/262 allowed to remain in Sydney

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 no 31/719 dated 15/7/1831

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 18th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1823-1826 (prev. ), firstname: David, surname: Drew, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1794, date of death: 0000, gen

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