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Duncan Mccarter

Duncan McCarter, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 21 September 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Duncan Mccarter
Aliases: Mcarthur (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Farmer & gardener's labourer
Date of Death: 28th December, 1838
Age: 60 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 21st September, 1826
Arrival date: 14th February, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 85 (44)
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 21st December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Ship: Albion - 1829
Name; Duncan McCarter alias McArther. Age; 50 [1778]
No; 184
Read or write. Married - wife only
Native County; Glasgow
Trade; Farmers Labourer
Offence; Robbing a trunk
Trial; Glasgow - 25 April 1826 -  Life
Height; 5 ft. 4 3/4
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Brown to grey
Eyes; Blue
Additional Remarks; DIED; in Liverpool Hospital 28 Dec 1838

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st December, 2020 made the following changes:

surname: Mccarter (prev. McCarter), alias1: Mcarthur (alias) (prev. McArthur (Alias)), date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th December, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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