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Daniel Hale, one of 198 convicts transported on the Persian, 26 June 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||24th September, 1895
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 414.
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts. http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-20,228,55,L,80
Tasmanian Pioneer Index - BMD
Marriage ref. 641/1840-37
Death ref: 102/1895-35 Clarence
||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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Christine Loring on 31st October, 2012 wrote:
1. “Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Friday 27 September 1895 p 5 Article -SOUTHERN NEWS. BY OUR OWN REPORTERS. HOBART. HOBART, THURSDAY. The weather to-day has been dull and threatening, and a heavy haze is hanging over Mount Wellington and on the hills adjacent to the city. A boatman named Daniel Hales, who has ferried the Derwent for the past forty years between Hobart and Bellerive, died yesterday. He was a very well known identity.”
2. Daniel married a female convict and they produced eleven children one of whom, George, was a single man known as Dummy because he was unable to speak, who has been mentioned in many books recording histories of Hobart’s Derwent River.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 1st November, 2012 wrote:
Daniel was convicted at Lancaster of assault with intent to steal and given a Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Persian’,departing Falmouth 28/06/1830 arriving 07/11/1830.
Convict no. 29170.
Assigned to Mr. Hodgson then Mr. Petchey.
Age 21yrs; light brown hair;brown eyes;labourer.
Applied for Permission to Marry - convict Sarah Ann Traill, per ‘New Grove’. Married 22/12/1840 Hobart district. Registration under names “Hales”.
Ticket of Leave granted 15/03/1839.
Conditional Pardon no. 580 granted 01/07/1842.
06/06/1842: Breach of Port Regulations Act - Fined.
Died in the Clarence district, Tasmania 24/09/1895 aged 86 years. Registration under names “Hales”. His wife Sarah died in 1897. Several children of marriage.
Convict Changes History
Christine Loring on 31st October, 2012 made the following changes:
Carol Axton-Thompson on 1st November, 2012 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of birth 1809, date of death 24th September, 1895, gender