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life span was 54 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Convict Indentures (hand written). Government Gazette Wednesday January 8 1834.
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Wendy Smith on 11th February, 2020 wrote:
The Indentures state that William McDonald was 23 years of age. He could read and write; religion: Protestant, status single and a native of Glasgow. His occupation was a soldier and weaver. He was convicted of desertion on 18 February 1828 and sentenced to 14 years. He had two prior convictions. Physical attributes: Height 5feet 6 inches; complexion dark ruddy; hair black and eyes blue. Transport number: 191.
He was assigned to Mr H McArthur, Parramatta.
Government Gazette January 8 1834 states that William McDonald had escaped from No. 2 Stockade on 30 December 1833.
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Wendy Smith on 11th February, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australian Convict Indentures (hand written). Government Gazette Wednesday January 8 1834. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Mcdonald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of