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Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell, one of 170 convicts transported on the Asia, 09 March 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Mitchell
Aliases: King (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Scotland. Ayr Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia V
Departure date: 9th March, 1847
Arrival date: 21st July, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 169 (86)
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

Colin Hamilton on 5th March, 2020 wrote:

Margaret Mitchell who being cautioned, admonished and interrogated declares that she is fifty-seven years of age and is the widow of the late John King, stocking maker in Ayr. That she resides in Ayr and is by trade a washerwoman.
9 items of clothing were stolen from customers for the purpose of being pawned.

Convict Changes History

Colin Hamilton on 5th March, 2020 made the following changes:

voyage, alias1: King (alias) (prev. King (Alias)), date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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