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William Bagshaw

William Bagshaw, one of 304 convicts transported on the Sea Park, 30 December 1853

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bagshaw
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Umbrella maker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Sea Park
Departure date: 30th December, 1853
Arrival date: 5th April, 1854
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 304 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 56
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

D Wong on 8th April, 2014 wrote:

William Bagshaw was 22 years old when convicted with ‘Robbery & Violence’ at Birmingham, he was tried in 1850.

William was a “Umbrella and furniture maker’, single, 5’8 1/4” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, sallow complexion, slight build.

5/4/1854: TOL
24/12/1855: COF

July 1854: Perth Police Report: charged with assault on a person, guilty, to pay his own costs.

No marriage, births or death found in WA.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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