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Kenneth Mcdonald

Kenneth McDonald, one of 300 convicts transported on the Susan, 06 October 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Kenneth Mcdonald
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 30th April, 1840
Age: 20 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Perth Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Susan
Departure date: 6th October, 1835
Arrival date: 7th February, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 182
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. Annotated Printed Indentures 1836

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

No; 36-592 274
Native Place: Perth
Date of Trial:
Calling; 4 May 1835
Height; 4 Ft 8 3/4
Complexion: Dark Pale and Freckled
Hair: Brown
Eyes; Grey

Name: Kenneth McDonald. Estimated birth year: abt 1820. Age: 20
Date of Death: 30 May 1840 District: Sydney

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2020 made the following changes:

surname: Mcdonald (prev. McDonald), date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th April, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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