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Nicholas Russell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nicholas Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to unknown

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Down
Sentence term: unknown
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 1815
Arrival date: 8th April, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 41 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.jenwillets.com; Sydney Gazette.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th February, 2014 wrote:

Nicholas Russell was convicted at Co. Down July 1815.
Aged 28yrs; stonemason.
Native Place: Wicklow, Ireland.

One of the convicts who escaped from the Colony 12/09/1816 having seized the brig ‘Trial’. No trace of them was found despite attempts to trace them.  The wreck of the ‘Trial’ was however found. Some were believed to have gone bush or went in a small boat made from the shipwreck.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th February, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: www.jenwillets.com; Sydney Gazette. (prev. ), firstname: Nicholas, surname: Russell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1788, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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