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Gawen Miller

Gawen Miller, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Gawen Miller
Aliases: Garven, Gaven, Gavin
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Coal miner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Durham and Sadberge Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 367 (185)
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 24th February, 2018 wrote:

11/8/1827 Durham Chronicle Durham, England:
Gawen Miller (18), and John Miller (24), for highway robbery.—Gawen and John were brothers.
Both were onboard the ‘Countess of Harcourt’.

1838: TOL Illawarra
1838: Bank Warrant
1841: TOL Parramatta

1846: Permission granted to marry Mary Lowry, aged 44 per ‘Elizabeth 1818’ - free by servitude.  No registration found.

1/2/1849: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th February, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Garven, alias2: Gaven, alias3: Gavin, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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