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Peter McAvoy, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||27th July, 1828
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 346. Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-1, Image 74). UK, Royal Navy Medical Journal (TNA, Ref.No.ADM 101-75-1). UK Prison Hulk Register (HO9/1)
||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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M Ee on 1st December, 2018 wrote:
Died of diarrhoea aboard the William Miles on 27 July 1828, enroute to Van Diemen’s Land (Source: Surgeon’s Journal, 17 March to 23 August 1828, E. Johnston, Surgeon).
Iris Dunne on 8th December, 2018 wrote:
Prison Hulk ship Ganymede moored at Chatham, convicted 29 January 1827 at Kirkdale, Received on ship 17 March 1827, aged 35
Conduct Record:- Died at Sea 27 July 1828, Tried 29 January 1827, Transported for Felony
Medical Journal:- aged 35, 5 July “has had repeated attacks of Diarrhoea…”, continues day after day, much details in journal, 1am dies on 27th,
Convict Changes History
M Ee on 1st December, 2018 made the following changes:
surname: Mcavoy (prev. McAvoy), date of death: 27th July, 1828 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 1st December, 2018 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 8th December, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 346. Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-1, Image 74). UK, Royal Navy Medical Journal (TNA, Ref.No.ADM 101-75-1). UK Prison Hulk Register (HO9/