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David Myers

David Myers, one of 180 convicts transported on the Almorah, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Myers
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 29th August, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 182 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 342
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 53
Name; David Myers
Ship arrived by; Almorah
Remarks; Sydney 1821 [Transported to Sydney for the remainder of his sentence]

Conduct Record;-
David Myers - Ship; Pilot. To NSW per Almorah
No; 53. Trial; 18 Sept 1814 - 14 years

1821 - 4 Aug. Prisoner arrived from Van Diemen’s Land per “Midas” for despatch to Newcastle; to be held in Sydney Gaol
Per “Almorah”, 1817. Name; David Meyers

1823 - 25 Sept. On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per “Elizabeth Henrietta”
Per “Almorah”, 1817. Name; David Meyers
No; 495. Ship; Almorah 1. Hobart Town. Renewal of Original sentence - Aug 1821

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000)

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