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Peter Mcavoy

Peter McAvoy, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Mcavoy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th July, 1828
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Miles
Departure date: 15th March, 1828
Arrival date: 29th July, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts

References

Primary 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 (HO9/1)
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

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
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-1$init=CON31-1-1p74

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:

gender: m

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/

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