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Christopher Mcdonald

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Mcdonald
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 39 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 3rd November, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 20 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 3rd September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Christopher McDonald
Age: 28 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1799
Date of conviction: 9 Jul 1827
Place of Conviction: Dublin. Vessel: Morley (4) Port of Arrival: Sydney 1828

Unable to Read & Write. Single; Catholic
Native Place: Dublin
Calling; Kitchen Gardiner
Date of Trial: 9 July 1827. Dublin
Offence; Stealing Cloak
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft 3 1/2
Complexion: Dark Ruddy
Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes; Dark Brown
Assigned; R C Dillon - Hunters River
Noted against his name; Died in General Hospital Bathurst Nov 1838
1832 - 19 Jul. New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930
Gaol: Newcastle. Gaol Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Record Type: Entrance and Description Book
No; 389. Bond
Sentence; For 12 months to an Iron Gang and returned to his master. To Sydney Goal 26 July. Behavior in Goal- Orderly
1837 - Assigned to Thomas ?. Bathurst

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 3rd September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 (prev. ), firstname: Christopher, surname: Mcdonald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 1838, gender: m, occupati

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