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James Mcdonald

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mcdonald
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland. Tyrone
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 4th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 106 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 3rd August, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
James McDonald, age 37, per Isabella I (2)(1822), tried at Tyrone Co., 1820, 7 years. DOB 1785, native place Tyrone, Ploughman. Remark: Dead. (No date, so not much help)

HIS EXCELLENCY the GOVERNOR has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police of the Colony ;- viz.
Constables appointed.
James McDonald, per Isabella (2), on the 9th October, 1827.


1828 NSW census Index.
James McDonald, age 47, T.L. per Isabella 2, 1822, 7 years, protestant, Lodger in residence of Hugh Murray’s Castlereagh Street, Sydney.

Maureen Withey on 3rd August, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

MCDONALD, James. Per “Isabella”, 1822

1822 Mar 14 - On list of convicts landed from the “Isabella” and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.12)
1825 Aug 13-Sep 24 - On pay list of constables employed at Hyde Park Barracks (Reel 6030; 4/7016D pp.359-99)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 3rd August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Mcdonald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1785, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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