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David Howie, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 27 May 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||1st November, 1815
|Date of Death:
||7th May, 1859
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Edinbrugh Court of Justiciary
27th May, 1837
2nd October, 1837
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 239 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 65 (34)
||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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Anonymous on 26th August, 2011 wrote:
David Howie married Mary Bogue in Launceston, Van Diemen’s Land on 7th November 1850. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. James Garrett in accordance with the Rites and ceremonies of the Church of Scotland.The witnesses were Archibald Simpson and William Bull. Ref: AOT RGD37/7.
Paul Stott on 28th May, 2018 wrote:
David Howie was listed as a “Tailor” upon arrival in Tasmania but after 1846 he began using the term Mariner and at death in 1859 he was referred to as Captain Howie.
Convict Changes History
Paul Stott on 28th May, 2018 made the following changes:
convicted at, date of birth: 1st November, 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th May, 1859 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime