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David Lunan

David Lunan, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 04 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Lunan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 8th May, 1848
Age: 51 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 4th April, 1822
Arrival date: 15th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 166
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

Patsy-Ellen Javor on 26th August, 2014 wrote:

Son of John Lunan and Helen Barron.
Born in Lundie & Fowlis, Forfarshire, Scotland and christened 16 April 1797.
Attended St. Andrew’s University for 2 years.
28 July 1819 - first conviction of housebreaking in Perthshire: sentence was 6 months imprisonment, public whipping through streets of Perth on 10 September 1819 and banishment from Perth for life.
25 June 1821 - second conviction of housebreaking: sentence was transportation for life.
20 November 1821 - transferred to prison hulk, Retribution, at Sheerness.
4 April 1822 - departed England on Guildford
24 July 1822 - listed as one of the prisoners received from Guildford in NSW per Colonial Secretary’s Papers.
Employed as General Servant to William Chippendale, Minto.
30 July 1831 - granted ticket of leave. Physical description: 5’ 10”, blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion.
02 November 1836 - Ticket of leave cancelled for harbouring a runaway prisoner.
Employed as General Servant for Mr. Williamson, Windsor.
December 1842 - Granted Ticket of leave.
January 1848 - Granted Ticket of Leave.
08 May 1848 - Died at Blackheath Hospital.

Convict Changes History

Patsy-Ellen Javor on 26th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th May, 1848 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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