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David Hitchin

David Hitchin, one of 330 convicts transported on the Lord Lynedoch [Lord Lyndoch], 30 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Hitchin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 12th April, 1792
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: 22nd July, 1876
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 30th May, 1833
Arrival date: 18th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 329 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 135 (69)
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

Anonymous on 29th January, 2012 wrote:

Convicted on 20/11/1833 of stealing clothing, received on the Prison Hulk ‘Cumberland’ in Chatham Harbour on 20/11/1833. Transported to Port Jackson NSW. Assigned to Robert Mackay Campbell property at Wingello. Became overseer at the property.

Ailsa Town on 5th June, 2014 wrote:

Ticket of Leave:-19/2/1838
Cert of Freedom:- 7/4/1840
M. 1. Alice Chatburn
  2. Ann Corcoran

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 29th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1876-07-22, gender m

Ailsa Town on 5th June, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 12th April, 1792 (prev. 0000), occupation

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