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William Austen

William Austen, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Austen
Aliases: Austin
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 128. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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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Community Contributions

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.

Single man.

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

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