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Hector Munro

Hector Munro, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hector Munro
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Sailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 11th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 107 (55)
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 4th November, 2012 wrote:

Hector Munro was 17 years when indicted of theft~from a specified place.  He stole 2 snuff boxes, value £3, the goods of Michael William Troy, in his dwelling.

Hector was a native of the Isle of Man, 5’8 1/2” tall, light eyes, flaxen hair, fair freckled complexion.

27/9/1823: On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment at Emu Plains; to Port Macquarie.

15/10/1823: On list of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per Sally.

8/10/1827: Absconded from the Government at Newcastle.

18/7/1828: COF

No other records found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1802, gender, occupation, crime

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