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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to unknown
8th April, 1816
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 18 other convicts
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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