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Edward Mcgee

Edward McGee, one of 189 convicts transported on the Duke of Portland, January 1807

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Mcgee
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 6th July, 1828
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Duke of Portland
Departure date: January, 1807
Arrival date: 27th July, 1807
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 194 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 390
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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 23rd September, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index:
MCGEE, Edward. Per “Duke of Portland”, 1807; farmer of Appin

1818 Sep 10 - On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1818; listed as Magee (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.46)

1819 Sep 2,6 Re permission to marry at Liverpool; appears as Magee (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.248)

1820 Sep 18 On list of persons for whom grants of land have been handed over to the Surveyor General for delivery (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.58)

1822 Sep 5-1823 Sep 17 Of Castlereagh Street. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.22, 84; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.89)

1823 Jun 30, Sep 30 - Of Castlereagh Street. On list of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 p.77)

1823 Aug 16 Farm at Appin leased by Thomas Kelly (Reel 6058; 4/1769 p.103)

1824 Jun-Jul Convicts assigned to and returned to Government by in District of Appin; appears as McGhee (Reel 6028; 2/8283 pp.61, 63)

1824 Aug 7 - Memorial (Fiche 3102; 4/1838B No.686 pp.1003-6)

1824 Oct 4 - On return of grain in the possession of settlers in the District of Appin (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.301a)

1825 Jan 5 - Convict landed from “Ann and Amelia” assigned to at Appin (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.199)

Married Johanna Connor/McCarthy (Maria 1818) (No registration found on NSW BDM). - 4 children.

31/1/1816: CP

6/7/1828: Convict Death Register - Edward McGee died, aged 43, and was buried at St. Peter’s, Campbelltown.  Free by Servitude.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd September, 2020 made the following changes:

surname: Mcgee (prev. McGee), date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th July, 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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