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Andrew Neilson, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
30th September, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 219 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 334
||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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Maureen Withey on 1st May, 2019 wrote:
... and Richard Sargent, and Andrew Neilson, for stealing three pieces of kerseymere, the property of Messrs Joyce and Co, Trowbridge; were sentenced to 7 years transportation
Bath Chronicle 21 Mar 1816
Prison Hulk Records HO 9-8-3 p.43
Received (11 prisoners) from Wiltshire, 20 May 1816
Andrew Neilson, age 31, convicted at Wiltshire of a felony, 9 March 1816, and sentenced to transportation for 7 years. NSW. 18 Apr
D Wong on 2nd May, 2019 wrote:
Andrew Neilson was listed as being 31 years old in the newspaper report of his crime - Ancestry Convict Indents list him as 39.
Andrew was 5’6” tall, dark yel.(looks like) complexion, black hair, hazel eyes.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd May, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime