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Daniel Nightingale

Daniel Nightingale, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Nightingale
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 30th October, 1887
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 233 (119). Empire Newspaper Sydney - Thursday 3 November 1853 "Bathurst Quarter Session".
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

Marie P Nightingale on 8th January, 2012 wrote:

Daniel born St Neots, Huntingdonshire,Eng,son of William Nightingale & Sarah Riseley, married Eliza Powell (19 Oct 1830-29 July 1869, daughter of Samuel Powell & Ann Taylor) 30 Jan 1845 Holy Trinity Church Kelso NSW. 16 chn, 4 survived William Sansfield 1845-1917, Daniel Riseley 1848-1940, John Powell 1849—, Eliza 1861-1942. 2nd marriage Mary Ann Davis nee Nixson (born Cape of Good Hope, 1 son John Davis)no Nightingale chn.Dan & wives buried Rockley NSW.

Dennis Nightingale on 7th April, 2015 wrote:

At the Bathurst Quarter Sessions. On Tuesday 21st October 1853 Daniel Nightingale and a Charles Diamond were indicted for stealing at Pepper’s Creek (Rockley) NSW. On the 14th September 1853 it was alleged that a quantity of American Dollars and cash to the value of 150 Pounds Sterling, the property of Abraham Hanbury was stolen. The jury returned a verdict of guilty against both prisoners with a sentence of 3 years hard labour on the roads. After his final bout with the law Daniel established a Blacksmiths shop at Rockley where his family were able to prosper.

Convict Changes History

Marie P Nightingale on 8th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1811-00-00, gender m

Dennis Nightingale on 7th April, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 233 (119). Empire Newspaper Sydney - Thursday 3 November 1853 "Bathurst Quarter Session". (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90,

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