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Peter Fleming, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 04 August 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||25th December, 1816
|Date of Death:
||22nd June, 1894
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Glasgow Court of Justiciary
4th August, 1836
9th December, 1836
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 270 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 347 (176)
||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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Ralph Spring on 8th September, 2012 wrote:
Settled in Newcastle and soon established his own butchery business as well as ships providor. Then he established a abattoir in Hunter Street West. He became a Councillor and real estate investor and became very wealthy owning huge tracts of land in Newcastle and Belmont. He was a pioneer investor in the coal industry and died an extremely wealthy man and a pillar of the community and the Presbyterian Church.
Convict Changes History
Ralph Spring on 8th September, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1816-12-25, date of death 1894-06-22, gender m