Muir, Thomas

One of the 'Scottish Martyrs', Muir was transported for sedition in 1794. He escaped from the colony in 1796 only to be hunted by the Spanish and English before being wounded and offered refuge in France.

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Born
Scotland
24 Aug 1765
Arrived Sydney
Oct 1794
Departed Sydney
17 Feb 1796
Died
Chantilly, France
26 Jan 1799
Occupation
Position
1794

Muir, Thomas

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2012

One of the 'Scottish Martyrs' transported to New South Wales for sedition, Thomas Muir was one of the few convicts who escaped the colony in the 1790s.