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Abraham Myers

Abraham Myers, one of 220 convicts transported on the David Malcolm, 13 May 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Myers
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Not known
Date of Death: 1866
Age: 50 years

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 15 years

Crime: Attempted murder
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: David Malcolm
Departure date: 13th May, 1845
Arrival date: 25th August, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 280
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

Sally Steel on 13th April, 2015 wrote:

A Jewish glass cutter in London. Married with one child. He spent some time on Norfolk Island in 1847 before being assigned in Hobart from 1849. TOL 1853 and CP 1854. He married and went to Sydney in 1854, also spending time in Hobart, Maitland and Melbourne before he died in Sydney in 1866 leaving four young children.

Convict Changes History

Sally Steel on 13th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1866 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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