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Grace Martin, one of 171 convicts transported on the Planter, 29 October 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Glasgow Court of Justiciary
29th October, 1838
9th March, 1839
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 169 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 371 (187)
||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 1st December, 2017 wrote:
Maiden name: Grace Martin - married John Nicol in Scotland.
Records found under both Nicol and Martin.
National Records of Scotland:
Precognition against Grace Nicol for the crime of theft, habit and repute and previous conviction, 1838.
Accused Grace Nicol, wife of John Nicol ms Martin, age 30 pottery worker. Address New Wynd Glasgow. Origin Anderston.
1843: Married Benjamin Porter ((Duke of Portland 1807) at St Johns Parramatta - 2 children on NSW BDM, John Y Porter born 1845 and Mary Porter born 1847.
1844: TOL Parramatta
1854: Grace died aged 45, NSW.
Benjamin Porter died at the Liverpool Benevolent Establishment in 1860 aged 79.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st December, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: Nicol (alias) (prev. Nicol (Alias)), date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime