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Alfred Balduck

Alfred Balduck, one of 202 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 15 May 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alfred Balduck
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Stealing letters
Convicted at: Warwickshire Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Westmoreland
Departure date: 15th May, 1841
Arrival date: 12th September, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 315 (159)
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

Leonie Dolley on 9th June, 2013 wrote:

Alfred was transported for stealing a letter containing 80 pounds. He received his conditional pardon in 1845. Then across the bottom of his record says “since drowned at Norfolk Island” not dated.

Tim Flynn on 18th August, 2015 wrote:

Appears to have become Chief Constable of Norfolk Island.
There is a lot about him in “Fatal Shore”.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 9th June, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1820, gender, occupation, crime

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