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Alexander Wright

Alexander Wright, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alexander Wright
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Nail maker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Scotland Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 165 (84)
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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A. Follower on 29th November, 2019 wrote:

c1831: Stated aged 18, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks.

20-Apr-1847: John Anderson, Alexander Wright for the crime of theft by housebreaking. Tried at High Court, Glasgow. Alexander Wright, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years. Alexander Wright, nailer, Address: Saltmarket Street, Glasgow [Ref: NAS AD14/47/305]

Note: John Anderson, son of William Anderson, poiser loom dresser, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Imprisonment - 12 months. Note: Pannel cannot write. Pannel to serve sentence in the general prison of Perth.

References -

Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206), York Convict Hulk at Gosport, Page 58. - 30 September 1849

National Archive of Scotland, High Court of Justiciary processes, JC26/1847/298. - 20 April 1847

A. Follower on 1st December, 2019 wrote:

30-Sep-1849: Detained on Prison Hulk, York, at Gosport.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)”, York Convict Hulk at Gosport, Page 58.]

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 29th November, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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