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Hugh Orr

Hugh Orr, one of 280 convicts transported on the Edwin Fox, 24 August 1858

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hugh Orr
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Master mariner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Devon, Exeter Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Edwin Fox
Departure date: 24th August, 1858
Arrival date: 20th November, 1858
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 283 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 286
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 24th January, 2015 wrote:

Hugh Orr was 29 years old, single, 5’6 1/2” tall, light red hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion, middling stout, scar left leg, cupped between the shoulders, literate, and protestant.

18/6/1861: TOL, Guildford
6/9/1867: CP, Vasse

1861: was working for himself.

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 10th November, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

D Wong on 24th January, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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