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Margaret Russell

Margaret Russell, one of 109 convicts transported on the Midas, 22 July 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Midas
Departure date: 22nd July, 1825
Arrival date: 17th December, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 108 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 283 (143)
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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Mary Metcalfe on 30th December, 2020 wrote:

NSW Australia, Register of Convicts’ Permission to Marry records that in 1826 she was refused permission to marry Charles Henry Heyward, (of the Prince Regent) on the grounds that her husband was a prisoner on the Mistral.Notes by Rev. S. Marsden. In 1830 and 1833 she was refused permission to marry William Walsh on the grounds she was already married.

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