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Margaret Gray, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
4th May, 1833
5th October, 1833
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 180 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 92
||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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D Wong on 25th April, 2015 wrote:
Reference: HO 17/20/36
Description: 1 collective petition (3 people including Thomas Markie, the prisoner’s husband) on behalf of Margaret Gray [Margaret Markie], 37 years, convicted at Edinburgh High Court on 7 January 1833 for theft. Grounds for clemency: husband disabled, depends on his wife as does his 4 children, Margaret suffering effects of illness. Gaoler’s report: indifferent character. Initial sentence: 7 years transportation. BB16 [Scot]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 25th April, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Markie (alias) (prev. Markie (Alias)), date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime