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Margaret Gray

Margaret Gray, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Gray
Aliases: Markie (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Buffalo
Departure date: 4th May, 1833
Arrival date: 5th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 92
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

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]
Date: 1833
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

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