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William Abbott

William Abbott, one of 311 convicts transported on the Barwell, September 1797

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Abbott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Barwell
Departure date: September, 1797
Arrival date: 18th May, 1798
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 306 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 233 (117)
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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 27th April, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

ABBOTT, William. Per “Barwell”, 1798; blacksmith

1802 Apr -Of Parramatta. Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.87)

1806 Mar-Jul - Received issues of beer at Parramatta (Reel 6041; 4/1719 pp.212, 214, 215)

1807 Dec 10 - Blacksmith. On statement of capital advanced by John Blaxland in his concerns from 3 Apr 1807 to 14 Sep 1808 (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.205)

1809 May 23 - Stores received at Lumber Yard, Parramatta for Abbott to complete phaeton (Reel 6020; 2/8131 p.5)

1818 Aug 15 - Paid from the Police Fund for ground at Parramatta relinquished to Government (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.491)

1819 Jul 31, Aug 21 - Re money paid to him for blacksmith’s work in the Cowpastures (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.176, 184-5)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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