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Daniel Mckenzie

Daniel McKenzie, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Mckenzie
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 170
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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D Wong on 2nd January, 2019 wrote:

National Records of Scotland
Title Trial papers relating to Mary Ferguson, William Johnston, Daniel McKenzie for the crime of theft by housebreaking. Tried at High Court, Glasgow
Dates 4 May 1839

Accused Mary Ferguson, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession - theft, Sentence: Imprisonment - 12 months with hard labour. Note: Pannel pleaded not guilty to housebreaking, and the Advocate Depute passed from this charge. Pannel to serve sentence in the Bridewell of Glasgow.
William Johnston, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years
Daniel McKenzie, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years Previous convictions: theft

William Johnston was also on board the ‘Maitland’.

Daniel McKenzie was 20 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Edinburgh.

Daniel was literate, Presbyterian, single, 5’5½” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, nose a little cocked, blue spot under inner corner of left eyebrow, head diseased, mark of a boil on right elbow, scar back of middle finger of right hand, two scars on right knee.

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Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd January, 2019 made the following changes:

surname: Mckenzie (prev. McKenzie), date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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