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Margaret Reeves

Margaret Reeves, one of 101 convicts transported on the Burrell, 31 December 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Reeves
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Nursery housemaid
Date of Death: 29th April, 1835
Age: 23 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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 31st December, 1831
Arrival date: 20th May, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 247 (125)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Margaret Reeves
No; 193 - 32. 46
Age;  20 Est birth Year; 1812
Read. Single;
Religion: Roman Catholic
Native Place: London
Calling; Nursery maid, housemaid
Date of Trial: Middlesex Goal delivery - 8 September 1831
Offence; Stealing Gown
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 0 inches
Complexion: Fair & freckled
Hair: Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Noted against his name; Died in Hospital at Parramatta 29 April 1835
Sister Eleanor Moore 9 years ago

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Margaret Reeves
Estimated birth year: abt 1812. Age: 23
Date of Death: 29 Apr 1835
District: Parramatta

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th April, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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