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||15th January, 1861
life span was 55 years*
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Sentenced to 10 years
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D Wong on 22nd November, 2015 wrote:
John Trevor on 19th November, 2015 wrote:
Convicted of rape at Toodyay 4 Jan. 1861:
Hanged 15 January 1861 at Perth Gaol:
Unfortunately the ship “Phoebe Dunbar” which this ‘Joseph McDonald’ arrived on, was not listed at the time of John Trevor’s contribution.
The ship is now listed and so I have transposed John’s contribution here.
Joseph was 20 years old on arrival in WA and was transported for ‘Sheep Stealing’. He was convict No. 2466.
Joseph was single, literate, 5’9” tall, light brown hair, blue eyes, sallow complexion, stout build, I on left hand and a scar on centre of forehead.
Known areas: Toodyay.
9/1/1861 The Enquirer and Commercial News, Perth:
Joseph McDonald, charged with rape at Toodyay was found guilty, and sentenced to death.
The prisoner was undefended.
East Perth Cemeteries
Burials at Cemetery Hill
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General Intelligence 18/01/1861 The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News pg 3
Convict No 2466; Convicted of Rape
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 22nd November, 2015 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/con-wa10.html
Fremantle Prison Database. (prev. ), firstname: Joseph, surname: Mcdonald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1833, date of deat