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Alexander Stewart

Alexander Stewart, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alexander Stewart
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Court Martial La Valette
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Fortune
Departure date: November, 1812
Arrival date: 11th June, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 91 (47)
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 15th May, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

STEWART, Alexander. Per “Fortune”, 1813
1821 - Shepherd to John Macarthur. Petition for
mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3210; 4/1863 p.72)
1823 Mar 21 - Court martialled at La Valette; servant of John Macarthur. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3236; 4/1870 p.67). Reply, 27 Mar (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.41)
1823 May 7 - Appointed as a constable at Parramatta; appears as Stuart (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.165)
1823 Dec 26-1825 Sep 4 - On pay lists of constables in the Parramatta district; appears as Stuart (Reel 6030; 4/7017A pp.17-255 & 4/7017B pp.13-324)
1825 Jan 12 - Messenger & in charge of the Court House. On list of constables composing the Police of Parramatta, and their respective employments; listed as Stuart (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.4)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th May, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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