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Alexander, Peter (1805–1839)

Peter Alexander was sentenced to life transportation for housebreaking. He arrived in Sydney in 1822 aboard the Guildford. His height was given as 5ft 5ins. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1833 and married Frances Izzard in 1838. They had a child, William Alexander, in 1839.

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'Alexander, Peter (1805–1839)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/alexander-peter-25472/text33822, accessed 19 January 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1805
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland

Death

10 July 1839
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

drowned

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Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life