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Alexander Morrison

Alexander Morrison, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alexander Morrison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Ropemaker
Date of Death: 27th July, 1874
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 120. NSW State Archives, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4012; Microfiche: 665) Court records from National Archives of Scotland. NSW State Archives, COF Butts (NRS 12210)& TOL Butts (NRS 12202, Item 4/4092)
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

Alan Taylor on 21st January, 2019 wrote:

Son of Robert Morrison. Lived at Stewarts Land, Tobago Street, Calton, Glasgow and worked as a cowfeeder and cart driver prior to conviction in Scotland.
Married Elizabeth Wilbow (nee Mitchell) on 28 Jan 1841 at Pitt Town.
Buried old Pitt Town Cemetery with Elizabeth. Headstone exists but top corner missing.

Iris Dunne on 22nd January, 2019 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom No.42/1576 dated 9 September 1842, Prisoner No.27/1193, Year of Birth 1809, Native Place: Glasgow, Trade: Rope Maker, Trial 26 September 1826, Held a Ticket of Leave No.34/223 dated 26 April 1834 torn up and cancelled.

Iris Dunne on 22nd January, 2019 wrote:

Death 27 July 1874 in Pitt Town, NSW as per Ancestry family trees (Reg. Year 1874, Reg.Place Windsor, NSW, Reg.No.8412)

Convict Indents: aged 18, Trade: Rope Makers boy, Offence: House breaking

Convict Changes History

Alan Taylor on 21st January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 120 Court records from National Archives of Scotland (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Nu

Iris Dunne on 22nd January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 120 Court records from National Archives of Scotland. NSW State Archives, COF Butts (NRS 12210)& TOL Butts (NRS 12202, Item 4/4092) (prev. Australian J

Iris Dunne on 22nd January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 120. NSW State Archives, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4012; Microfiche: 665) Court records from National Archives of Scotland. NSW State Archives, COF B

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