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William Abbott, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 59 (31)
||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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Timothy Cooper on 17th July, 2012 wrote:
william abbott was a member of the culworth gang from northamptonshire england,he was part of a gang of highway men that numberd as much as 15 to 20 members that roamed around northamptonshire for many years,william abbott when caught shopped the other members of the gang,for this he was sentenced to life and sent to australia,some of the gang got away the rest were hung on northampton town racecource.
Convict Changes History
Timothy Cooper on 17th July, 2012 made the following changes: