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Alexander Wright, one of 156 convicts transported on the Medway, 13 November 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 414
||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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Ann Marie Gould on 24th March, 2020 wrote:
Scottish - wife and family in Wiltshire
D Wong on 25th March, 2020 wrote:
Alexander Wright was listed as 33 years old on arrival.
Alexander was 5’6¾” tall, reddish brown hair, grey eyes, Scar between fr and thunb rt hand pockpitted Small Excreasance near corner rt eye.
1830 Muster: Assigned to his wife, Mary Ann.
1832-35 Musters: TOL
10/2/1850: Free Pardon.
1862: Alexander wright died, aged 75, headstone is at St. Davids, Hobart.
Died of old age - listed as a Gentleman.
Mary Ann Wright died 13/4/1846 at 116 Bathurst Street, Hobart, of old age - she was 63.
Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 24th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 25th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of death: 1862 (prev. 0000), occupation