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Michael Dunn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Dunn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Essex. Chelmsford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 996 other convicts


Primary source: Trial Notes ASS 1 35/229-1 Hornchurch. Indents "William & Ann" 1791. Fiche 621 Page 111. Death Certificate.
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Community Contributions

Denise McCracken on 28th September, 2012 wrote:

Crime - Michael Dunn & John Jaques stole 7 silk handkerchiefs & 1 jar of jam, the property of the said Mrs Davis.
Ref: Trial Notes
Voyage -  “William & Ann” 3rd Fleet. Arrived NSW 28 August 1791.
Ref: Burial Record.
Governor Phillip granted Michael Dunn 30 acres of land for cultivation in 1792. He made an informal partnership with fellow convict Ann Banks (Surprize 2 1794)and their daughter, Jane, was born 15/3/1797.
1800 - Michael Dunn, 4 pigs, 5 acres of wheat sown, 5 acres of maize to be planted. Self, 1 woman & 1 child off stores. Situated at Ponds. Ref: Settlers Muster Book.
Burial - Michael Dunn. Abode Clarence Street. Buried 8th March 1829. Age 60. Ship “William & Ann”. Profession Chelsea Pensioner. Performed by Richard Hill. Ref: Burials in the Parish of Saint James, in the County of Cumberland. In the year 1829. CJV 1829 1244. 13.
At his burial Michael Dunn’s ship of arrival was identified as the “William & Ann”

Convict Changes History

Denise McCracken on 28th September, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 30th September, 2016 made the following changes:


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