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Hugh Fraser

Hugh Fraser, one of 199 convicts transported on the Maitland, 26 August 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hugh Fraser
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Solicitor
Date of Death: 1892
Age: 86 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 26th August, 1843
Arrival date: 7th February, 1844
Place of arrival New South Wales and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 396
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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Community Contributions

Ann Brown on 6th August, 2018 wrote:

Hugh son of a district surgeon was born in Calcutta India. He was educated in Scotland and practiced as a lawyer in London England from 1836-1843. He married Julia Eliza Butcher. After he was pardoned and he worked as a school master and became a respected member of the Launceston Tasmania community.

Convict Changes History

Ann Brown on 6th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1892 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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