Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of Daniel Canvin


1. Daniel Canvin

Daniel was convicted in 1820 at Bristol of larceny of a person and passing a forged promissory note.  He arrived on the Elizabeth.
He was described as being 5 ft 61/2. in with a sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes.
Daniel obtained his Certificate of Freedom in 1827


FORTY YEARS' SERVICE.-SUDDEN DEATH.-On Saturday last Mr. Daniel Canvin, who for upwards of forty years had been in the employ of the " Badgery" family, met his death at the house of his son-in-law, Mr. C. Lundie, Long Flat. The deceased had called in during the day, and prior to leaving for home was asked to take refreshment, which he did, when in the act of swallowing a piece of meat he became choked, and before assistance could relieve him he expired. His death was instantaneous.
Source: Braidwood Observer 17 Sep 1859