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William McDonald, one of 312 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 August 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 335 (169)
||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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Anonymous on 1st June, 2012 wrote:
William McDonald was transported for stealing 1 purse, value 6d., 1 sovereign, 6 shillings, and 1 groad from Elizabeth Watkins - in the company of James Arthur (Balgalore) and Thomas Everitt (Rodney).
William was 33 years old on arrival and he was born in St. Georges, East ??. William was 5’4 1/2" tall, single, catholic, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, brown whiskers, brown eyes and eyebrows, JD inside underneath upper part of left arm and partly bald. His father was John, sisters were Maria, Eliza and Ann.
20/7/1852: Recommended for CP
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 1st June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1816-00-00, gender m