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William Austen, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 128. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 30th May, 2016 wrote:
William Austin was convicted of horse stealing, at Kent on 7 Aug 1822. Previously convicted. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Phoenix’ 1824.
No remarks on his Conduct Record in Colony other than to say he had died (no date given).
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 30th May, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 128. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 128), alias1