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Ebenezer Frazer Munro

Ebenezer Frazer Munro, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ebenezer Frazer Munro
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 3rd February, 1805
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 16th January, 1839
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft of household goods
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 24th December, 1824
Arrival date: 7th May, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 134 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 239 (121)
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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Laurel Fisher on 2nd November, 2015 wrote:

Ebenezer Frazer Munro was born 1805 at Hendon Middlesex, son of Cordelia Hillier & Wm Munro.

He was found guilty of stealing silver cutlery and other household items, and his sister Ruth was found guilty of selling these items.

Ebenezer died on Garden Island Sydney NSW.  It was reported as an initial attempted suicide during which a guard named Brennan died in a struggle, then Ebenezer killed himself.

Convict Changes History

Laurel Fisher on 2nd November, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Jo Meldrum on 24th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 3rd February, 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th January, 1839 (prev. 0000), occupation

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