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David May

David May, one of 200 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 02 November 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David May
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 6th July, 1864
Age: 53 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Berks Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 2nd November, 1837
Arrival date: 9th February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 179 (91)
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

Lisa Grund on 12th February, 2016 wrote:

Granted a ticket of leave on 15 July 1845 to live in the Braidwood District.

D Wong on 13th February, 2016 wrote:

David May was 22 years old on arrival in NSW.

29/5/1849: Married Charlotte Fisher at Braidwood - Charlotte was born in the Colony 1832-died 10/3/1883 Braidwood.  They had 5/6 children.

6/7/1864: David died aged 53 at Braidwood.

Convict Changes History

Lisa Grund on 12th February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1864 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Lisa Grund on 12th February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 13th February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 6th July, 1864 (prev. 0000)

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