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Daniel McConnell, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Scotland, Ayr Court of Justiciary
18th September, 1857
1st January, 1858
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 269 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 249 (126)
||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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D Wong on 21st March, 2017 wrote:
National Records of Scotland:
Precognition against Thomas Lauder, Daniel McConnell for the crime of forgery, uttering forged writing, fraud
Accused Thomas Lauder, Age: 33, mason, Address: Content Street, Wallacetown, St Quivox, Ayrshire
Daniel McConnell, Age: 37, clerk, Address: Old Bridge Street, Ayr.
Daniel McConnell, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 15 years. Note: Diet continued 24 April 1856 at Ayr.
Thomas Lauder, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 15 years. Note: Diet continued 24 April 1856 at Ayr.
**Thomas Lauder arrived WA per ‘Palmerston 1861’.
Daniel worked as an Attorney, he was Widowed with 2 children, 5’4 1/4” tall, sandy hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, cut right corner of upper lip, 2 upper front teeth out, literate.
On the list of ex-convict school teachers in WA:
Daniel McConnell: Minninup 1865-72, Capel 1867, Parkfield 1873–75, Lockeville 1876
1900: Daniel died aged 80. No marriage listed.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st March, 2017 made the following changes:
surname: Mcconnell (prev. McConnell), date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1900 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime