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Alexander Shaw, one of 128 convicts transported on the Champion, 24 May 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
24th May, 1827
17th October, 1827
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 127 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 190
||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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D Wong on 1st November, 2016 wrote:
Alexander Shaw, hawker. Entry relating to the crime of theft at West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh. Date of trial: 15 Mar 1826, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - Life
Alexander was 15 years old on arrival.
1832: TOL Sydney.
1834: TOL Sydney.
1845: TOL Campbelltown.
6/2/1837 The Sydney Herald:
James Valentine, Alexander Shaw, and Samuel Marsden, were indicted for burglariously entering the dwelling-house of William Bassettm, at Sydney, on the ?? of December. Valentino and Shaw.
Guilty-death recorded (to be transported to a penal settlement for fourteen years), Marsden Not Guilty-discharged.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st November, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime