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life span was 53 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2020 wrote:
The Mary departed Calcutta 17th March and arrived Port Jackson on 4th June 1836, bringing 14,000 bushels of wheat and fifteen prisoners of the Crown.
The convicts had all formerly been soldiers and most were originally from Ireland although Walter Boyce and John Elliott were from England.
Private David Greig, no 401 of 3rd regiment.
Gazapore, desertion, 7 years, never convicted before, can both read and write, single, baker, 25 yrs, 5’9’‘, fair, good.
Report from Gaoler of Calcutta Gaol:
“This man has been well conducted while in jail.”
National Archives of India hold a record of: A General Court Martial re-assembled at Secrole, Benares on the 9th Day of April 1834 relating to Private David Greig, No 855, 3rd regiment on various charges.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/india-mary.html (prev. ), firstname: David, surname: Greig, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime