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Dundas Mcriner

Dundas McRiner, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hyderabad [Hydrabad], 15 October 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Dundas Mcriner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Farm 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 21 years

Crime: Culpable homicide
Convicted at: Scotland, Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 21 years
Ship: Hyderabad
Departure date: 15th October, 1844
Arrival date: 19th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island [Norfolk Island, under the jurisdiction of Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 207 (105)
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

Heather Morrison on 20th March, 2013 wrote:

Father was Robert McRiner born 1790 Ratho, Edinburgh.  Mother was Isabella Wilson born 1791.  Siblings were: George born 1815, Peter born 1824 died 1896, Margaret born 1827 died 1905, and Robert born 1832 died 1891.

Richard Todd on 19th August, 2013 wrote:

Killed his wife.

D Wong on 27th March, 2017 wrote:

National Records of Scotland:

Precognition against Dundas McRiner for the crime of murder at Sunnyside and Mounteerie by Cathlaw, Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Dates 1844

Accused Dundas McRiner, labourer, Address: Sunnyside and Mounteerie by Cathlaw, Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Victim Marion McRiner, wife of Dundas McRiner (accused), Sunnyside and Mounteerie by Cathlaw, Bathgate, Linlithgowshire.

Dundas McRiner, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession - culpable homicide, Sentence: Transportation - 21 years.

Dundas was 28 years old on arrival - stated “Manslaughter of Marion Waltham, my wife, when in a state of intoxication”.

Dundas was 5’3 1/4” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, literate, Presbyterian - a widower with 1 child.

Sent to Norfolk island in 1845 - Off Norfolk Island per ‘Tory’ 2/5/1847.

7/9/1852: TOL
Conduct record: Mostly drunk.

23/9/1862: CP

Convict Changes History

Heather Morrison on 20th March, 2013 made the following changes:

surname Mcriner (prev. McRiner), date of birth 1818, gender

Richard Todd on 19th August, 2013 made the following changes:

crime

D Wong on 27th March, 2017 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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