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David Pegrum, one of 200 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 02 November 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd December, 1875
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||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)
||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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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.