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Margaret Mccallum

Margaret McCallum, one of 151 convicts transported on the Atwick, 28 September 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Mccallum
Aliases: Margaret Craig
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1845
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Perth Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Atwick
Departure date: 28th September, 1837
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 144
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th March, 2022 wrote:

1837 - Trial; 14 April 1837. Transported for Assaulting my child - Ann Craig.

1838 - Indent No; 343.
Real Name; Margaret Craig.

1838 - Assigned; Flegg. Offence; Neglect of Duty. Sentence; Hard labour in the House of Correction for 14 days.

1838 - Assigned; Farrell. Drunk and endangering the life of an infant. Sentence; Cell on bread and water - 7 days

1838 - 15 March. Stealing a Handkerchief the property of Mrs Osborn - Discharged. Not Prosecuted.

1838 - 15 March. Assigned; Foster. Offence; Absenting herself with out leave and keeping her ?? child. Cell on bread & water - 14 days

1838 - 9 May. Discharged from the Factory / Drunk and our after hours. Sentence; Cell on bread & water - 7 days.

1845 - Died at New Norfolk Hospital - 5 January 1845. Vide Memo - 5 January 1845.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th March, 2022 made the following changes:

surname: Mccallum (prev. McCallum), alias1: Margaret Craig (prev. Craig (Alias)), date of death: 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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