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David Evans

David Evans, one of 296 convicts transported on the Palmerston, 08 November 1860

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Evans
Aliases: Davey
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 11th June, 1832
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 18th March, 1912
Age: 79 years

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 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Sussex, Lewes General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Palmerston
Departure date: 8th November, 1860
Arrival date: 11th February, 1861
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 347
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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Convict Changes History

Gary Gibbons on 13th March, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Davey, date of birth: 11th June, 1832 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th March, 1912 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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