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William Appleyard

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Appleyard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: 1864
Age: 63 years

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 Life

Crime: Mutiny
Convicted at: Court Martial Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 312 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 7th January, 2013 wrote:

William Appleyard was 34 years old when tried for throwing down arms (he belonged to the 59th Regiment).  William landed in VDL but was sent on to NSW.

William was 5’8” tall, pale complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes, tattoos, and he could read and write and was single.  His father was John and he had 6 sisters and came from Leeds.

William was assigned to J. Warner, Yass.
And to Robert and Charles Campbell, Duntroon.

He worked as a shepherd/labourer and was 5 times punished for selling necessaries and being drunk, he received altogether 1000 lashes.

9/8/1864: William died aged 65 and was buried at St. John’s, Reid ACT.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1801, date of death 1864, gender, occupation, crime

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