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William Anthistle

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Anthistle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Groom
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 10 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Northamptonshire, Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 27th July, 1844
Arrival date: 15th November, 1844
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 21 other convicts


Primary source: prov.vic.gov.au/provguide-57
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 27th June, 2013 wrote:

William Anthistle was an Exile and disembarked in Melbourne.  He was transported for “Stealing 9 live ducks, 2 geese and a gander, in 1843.

William was 22 years old.

D Wong on 29th June, 2013 wrote:

William came from Towcester, Northampton and was tried at the Northampton assizes in Lent 1843.

William’s father was John and his mother Ann Jones, William could read, was protestant, single.

William allegedly had a child with Charlotte Ashby in Northampton.

9/4/1849: Colac Court of Petty Sessions: A case of William Anthistle against Andrew Murray.  The case to be sent to Geelong for decision.

No other records found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 27th June, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1822, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 29th June, 2013 made the following changes:


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