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David Pegrum

David Pegrum, one of 200 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 02 November 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Pegrum
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 3rd December, 1875
Age: 59 years

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 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Essex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 2nd November, 1837
Arrival date: 9th February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 184. State Archives NSW, COF (NRS 12210) & Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12189; Item: [X641]; Microfiche: 732)
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

TimMcMullen on 10th October, 2018 wrote:

Married Mary Ann Higgins (b.1832) with whom he had 5 children. Mary died Yass 1857. David remarried, Sarah McDonnell (nee Shea, b. 1837) with whom he had another 4 children. David was committed to the Gladesville Mental Asylum in his 50s and died there in 1875

Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2018 wrote:

Convict Indents: Prisoner No.38/544, aged 22, can read, Protestant, Single, Trade: Laborer, Offence: Receiving stolen goods

Certificate of Freedom No.44/1859 dated 21 December 1844, Prisoner’s No.38/544, Native Place: Essex, Trade: Labourer, Trial: 4 April 1837, Year of Birth: 1816, Held a Ticket of Leave No.42/1089 dated 19 April 1842

Convict Changes History

TimMcMullen on 10th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 3rd December, 1875 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 184. State Archives NSW, COF (NRS 12210) & Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12189; Item: [X641]; Microfiche: 732) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project.

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