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Margaret McCallum, one of 151 convicts transported on the Atwick, 28 September 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Perth Court of Justiciary
28th September, 1837
23rd January, 1838
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 150 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 144
||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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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