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Daniel Mcconnell

Daniel McConnell, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Mcconnell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Attorney
Date of Death: 1900
Age: 80 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Scotland, Ayr Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Nile
Departure date: 18th September, 1857
Arrival date: 1st January, 1858
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 249 (126)
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

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
Dates 1856

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

24/10/1859: TOL
1/10/1866: CP

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

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