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Abraham Appleyard

Abraham Appleyard, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Appleyard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1868
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York. General Quarter Sessions Leeds
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Clara
Departure date: 19th March, 1857
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1857
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 261 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Nhttp://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/con-wa19.htmlumber 223 (113) http://fremantleprison.com.au/history-heritage/history/convict-database/ https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Appleyard-632
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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D Wong on 12th June, 2018 wrote:

Abraham Appleyard was 19 years old on arrival in WA - he was transported for ‘Stealing Boots’.

Abraham was single, 5’5” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion, stout, pockmarked, cut on upper lip.

5/12/1857: TOL

1866: WA BDM Abraham Appleyard, aged 35 reg. no. 3281.

From Wikitree.com:
1868: Abraham died at Doubtful Island Bay, WA.

This is from: http://www.albanygateway.com.au
John McKenzie was whaling at Doubtful Island Bay, Cape Riche and Cape Arid and the Sherratt brothers were out around Rabbit Island and in King George Sound. One season John McKenzie had a bad mishap at Doubtful Island Bay and had two men, Abraham Appleyard and John Rason were killed by a small whale. McKenzie was knocked overboard, but scrambled back into the boat. Both Appleyard and Rason were buried on Doubtful Island Bay. That was in 1868. In those days Captain Fisher was McKenzie’s chief headsman.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th June, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Nhttp://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/con-wa19.htmlumber 223 (113) http://fremantleprison.com.au/history-heritage/history/convict-database/ https:/

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