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Cornelius Shrivell

Cornelius Shrivell, one of 148 convicts transported on the Midas, 07 October 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Cornelius Shrivell
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing lead
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Midas
Departure date: 7th October, 1826
Arrival date: 15th February, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 147 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 93 (48)
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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 30th August, 2019 wrote:

At the sessions for the Eastern Division of our County, which ended here on Saturday afternoon, the following prisoners were placed a the bar on charges of a felonious nature, viz. Richard Pollard, for stealing at Brighton, five hundred pounds weight of lead – Cornelius Shrivell, for assisting in the same. - Jas. Evans, for stealing from Barcombe Mill, a quantity of wheat meal, the property of S. W. Durrant - John Wise, for stealing at Brighton, a cotton gown and shawl – and William Emery, for stealing at Brighton, a silver watch. - All guilty. Each seven years transportation.
Sussex Advertiser, 24 Oct 1825.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th August, 2019 made the following changes:


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