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Michael Scollard, one of 299 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 06 September 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th October, 1878
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 382
||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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Julie Baird on 13th November, 2013 wrote:
Died by throwing himself into a river whilst intoxicated.
D Wong on 15th November, 2013 wrote:
Michael Scollard was 26 years old on arrival in VDL. He was transported for stealing 3 half-crowns, 20 shillings, and 5 sixpences, the monies of Richard James. John Jones, aged 20 was also convicted of the same charge and transported. Michael’s occupation on arrival was a “Wire Weaver”.
Michael’s father was Joseph, mother: Bridget, Brother: Dennis. Michael was born at St George, Southwark.
Michael was 5’3 1/2” tall, fresh complexion, black small whiskers, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, slightly pockpitted.
22/11/1854: Married Martha Rogers/Rodgers, daughter of Benjamin Rogers (Lady Ridley 1821). Martha was born in Launceston in 1833 and died 26/5/1877 in Launceston. They had 9 children.
25/10/1878: Michael died in Launceston.
Convict Changes History
Julie Baird on 13th November, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 15th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1818, date of death 25th October, 1878