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William Armstrong

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Armstrong
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 18th July, 1831
Age: 19 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Armagh
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Edward
Departure date: 17th October, 1830
Arrival date: 22nd February, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 25 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 9th July, 2012 wrote:

William Armstrong died 18/7/1831 at the age of 19, in the district of Sydney.

Could not find any details of crime or sentence.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th August, 2020 wrote:

William Armstrong
No; 31-204 - 5
Remarks; Died in General Hospital Sydney, 18 December 1831.
New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849

Name: William Armstrong
Age: 19. Estimated birth year: abt 1812
Vessel: Edward
Arrival year: 1831 Date of conviction: Spring Assizes 1830
Native Place; Armagh
Age; 19
Height; 5 ft. 3 inches
Complexion: Brown
Hair; Brown
Eyes: Grey
Offence; Larceny
Sentence; 14 years

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th August, 2020 wrote:

Source for date of Death.

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. Annotated Printed Indentures 1831

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th July, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, voyage 286, firstname William, surname Armstrong, date of death 1831-07-18, gender m

D Wong on 23rd November, 2014 made the following changes:

voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. )

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 14 years, date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), crime

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