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William Andrews

William Andrews, one of 266 convicts transported on the Lord Lynedoch [Lord Lyndoch], 20 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Andrews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 20th July, 1831
Arrival date: 18th November, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 265 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 153 (79)
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

D Wong on 8th December, 2017 wrote:

2/4/1831 Morning Advertiser London, England:

Daring Burglary.
William Andrews, aged 19, and Joseph Easton, 21, a Waterman, were indicted for Feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of George Wilson, in Kinnington-road, and stealing therein diamonds and jewellers, to the value of 500l., and Charlotte Dean, was indicted for receiving the same property, knowing it to have been stolen.
The jury returned a verdict of guilty against all the prisoners.
Deans was then sentenced to be transported for 14 years.
Sentence was not passed on the male prisoners.

Charlotte Dean arrived per (Pyramus 1832 NSW)
Joseph Easton arrived per (William Glen Anderson 1831 VDL).

William Andrews was listed as being 20 years old on arrival, he was 5’4½” tall, fair complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

24/2/1840: TOL
14/7/1844: Recommended for a CP
5/8/1845: CP extended to the Australian Colonies.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th December, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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