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Patrick Main, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
||James Patrick Main
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||30th April, 1876
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 117 (60)
||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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D Wong on 28th November, 2013 wrote:
Patrick Main/James Patrick Main, he mostly used Patrick as his first name, was the half-brother of James McNab Main, (Bengal Merchant 1834).
Patrick’s mother was Ethel Rose McGill who married his father Patrick Peter Main, known as Peter in 1801. Peter later married Isabella McNab on 28/9/1813.
Patrick was transported for the theft of monogrammed serviettes. He was quite well educated.
17/4/1826: Married Maria McLeod/Macleod in Hobart.
They had 11 children, half were born in Tasmania and the others were born in Victoria. They moved to Victoria about 1840.
Patrick set up as a builder in Melbourne and built the original Melbourne Gaol. He became a successful member of the community.
30/4/1976: Patrick died in Victoria.
Maria died in Victoria in 1861.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 28th November, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1802, date of death 30th April, 1876, gender, crime